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COOKIE DOUGH HAMATASHEN with Apricot, Prune Fillings and Chocolate Date Fillngs

ingredients directions
  1. Mix ingredients in the order given.
  2. Chill.
  3. Roll out in small amounts into 1/4" thickness.
  4. Cut into 2" to 3" rounds
  5. Fill with about a 1/2 tsp of filling (see below for recipes).
  6. Shape dough into triangle; pinch openings together
  7. Bake for 12-15 minutes at 3500 or until browned.

  8. The baking time depends on the diameter of the hamentaschen. Hamentaschen from 4" diameter circles baked for 20 minutes.

Apricot Filling

ingredients directions
  1. Cook apricots with water until they are soft.
  2. Add part of the sugar and cook over low heat for 10 more minutes or until soft. Taste. Add more sugar if necessary.

Prune Filling

ingredients directions
  1. Soak prunes in hot water several hours or overnight.
  2. Cook until soft
  3. Drain, remove pits
  4. Chop
  5. Add lemon juice and rind

    Chocolate Date Filling

    ingredients directions
    1. Remove pits from dates
    2. Simmer dates in boiling water 10 minutes or until soft
    3. Puree in food processor till smooth
    4. Add cocoa slowly and mix in processor
    5. if using add chia and then puree

      Ed note: Chocolate Date Almond Truffles can be made from leftover Chocolate Date filling

      • Add almond flour, stirring after the introducton of each teaspoon till it it thick.
      • Make small bals and coat with cocoa
      • Freeze on wax papper
      • Eat straight from the freezer

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