Yield: 1 servings
|1¼ cup||Melted shortening|
|3 \N||Eggs -- beaten|
|1 \N||Grated lemon (whole|
|\N \N||(fills 1/2 of dough recipe)|
|2 pounds||Partly cooked pitted prunes|
|5 tablespoons||Or 6 Tb Jelly (whatever kind you have on hand) not just peel)|
|4 cups||Flour (scant), sifted with:|
|1 teaspoon||Salt -- and|
|3 teaspoons||Baking powder|
|1 \N||Orange or 1/2 lemon|
|\N \N||Shake of cinnamon|
Combine the dough ingredients to form dough. Grind the filling ingredients together with a food grinder.
Roll out the dough and cut circles with a glass. Put a spoonful of filling in the center of each circle, and fold up sides of the dough to form triangular filled cookies.
Bake at 400 F until lightly browned.
I haven't actually made this recipe, but I've been enjoying the hamentaschen for years.
For poppyseed filling, I think I'd just use the solo filling from the can. I've made my own hamentaschen using various jams for filling, with some success. Good luck.
Emily Epstein 29 Sep 1994
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From: Marjorie Scofield Date: 11-17-95 (14:48) (159) Fido: Cooking