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Double Chocolate with Peanut Butter Drizzle Hamantashen

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Try a new variation of the traditional Purim cookie! JOY of KOSHER has so many Hamantashen by kosher food bloggers worldwide! Choose one that suits your palate.

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  • 15-18Servings


  • 3⁄4 cup sugar
  • 1 1⁄2 cups all-purpose flour, sifted
  • 1⁄2 cup cocoa powder, sifted
  • 1 1⁄2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 stick butter, room temperature
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 egg, plus another for egg wash
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 cup chocolate nut butter

Peanut Butter Drizzle

  • 1 tablespoon peanut butter
  • 1⁄4 cup powdered sugar
  • 4 teaspoons milk


1. Combine dry ingredients in a large bowl: sugar, flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and salt. 

2. Add wet ingredients (butter, vanilla, 1 egg and orange juice) to dry ingredients and mix with fingers. Combine and form dough into a ball.

3. Chill for 1-2 hours or up to overnight. 

4. When ready to bake, preheat oven to 350°F. 

5. Roll dough out, cut into circles with a 3-inch cookie cutter (or wine glass).

6. Add 1 teaspoon of chocolate nut butter to the middle of each circle and pinch three corners to form a triangle. 

7. Wash with egg wash and bake for 12-15 minutes. Let cool.

8. In a small bowl, mix peanut butter, milk and the powdered sugar. Drizzle over cooled cookies.

Recipe published in JOY of KOSHER with Jamie Geller Magazine Purim 2014 SUBSCRIBE NOW

Magazine Purim 2014