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It's that time of year, our sleeves are rolled up, the dough is rolled out, and we are making dozens of hamantaschen for inclusion in our Mishloach Manot.

Here are some wonderful suggestions for you for this year - from the classic to the decadent chocolate filled, you will find a hamantasch for everyone.  Keep scrolling for some incredible hacks to make fancy-looking hamantaschen even easier. 

Classic Buttery Hamantaschen with Easy Poppy Seed Filling

Powdered Sugar Hamantaschen

These hamantaschen are made in the traditional Israeli style with the ever-popular poppy seed filling.  The dough uses butter and finely ground almonds to give it tremendous flavor. 

Crispy Olive Oil Hamantaschen

Rose Hamantaschen

This dough is super simple, no mixer required, just a bowl and a spoon and all your favorite fillings.  (no refrigeration required either). Dress these up with pink chocolate and candy hearts. 

Yeast Dough Hamantaschen

yeash hamantashen

If you like a yeast dough for your hamantashen, a truly classic, original way to make them, then this one is for you. They are not like the cookie versions most of us are used to, but something different to try.  Can be made dairy or parve.

Watch How To Fill and Shape Hamantaschen Here:

Paula Shoyer's Lemon Hamentaschen (Hamantashen)

Lemon Hamentaschen

The Kosher Baker sure knows how to make hamantaschen, you must try her unique lemon filling or use store-bought lemon curd.  Her dough is pareve and delicate and perfectly delicious. 

Gluten-Free Hamantashen

Gluten Free Hamantashen

Cause everyone knows someone who needs to go gluten free, this is the answer. 

Chocolate Mint Hamantaschen

chocolate mint hamantashen

Because every top 10 list needs some chocolate, this recipe not only has chocolate in the dough but uses a junior mint as the filling.  If you don't like mint use a Hershey kiss or a peanut butter cup. 

Date-Walnut Hamantashen


This simple recipe has some step by step photos to help out novice hamantaschen makers. 

Cookie Dough Hamantaschen

cookie dough hamantaschen

Make the best cookie dough and you will have the best hamantaschen. 

Pizza Hamantaschen

Pizza Hamantaschen

While, not very traditional, savory hamantaschen have been all the rage the last few years, from Thanksgiving flavored to Smoked Salmon or Ground Beef Puffs, to pizza with savory homemade dough. 

Spelt Hamantaschen with Halva Filling

Spelt Hamantashen

Finally, last, but not least, a whole grain hamantashen.  A modern twist with an Israeli filling and a healthier spelt dough. 

Now for our hacks.  

Lemon Meringue Pie Hamantaschen

Lemon Meringue Pie Hamantaschen light

No need to make your own cookie dough, just use store bought pie dough, lemon pie filling and garnish as you like. 

Dressed Up Hamantaschen

dressed up hamantachen with chocolate drizzle

Don't want to bake at all? Go ahead and dress up your store-bought hamantaschen with powdered sugar or drizzled chocolate.  You can also dip one-half of each hamantaschen in melted chocolate. 

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Happy Purim!!!