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Hamantaschen

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A famous pastry of Jewish origin,Hamantashen is a delicious sweet categorized by its three triangle-forming corners. Normally prepared on Purim, these are prepared with a variety of fillings. Try out this version of Hamantashen, prepared with apple butter filling. This is an exquisite snack that is worth a try.
Ingredients
  Eggs 4
  Corn oil margarine 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Orange rind 1
  Self rising cake flour 5 Cup (80 tbs)
  Lekvar/Apple butter 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Grease a cookie sheet.

MAKING
2) Lightly beat the eggs, then beat in the margarine, sugar, and orange rind.
3) Continue beating till the mix is fluffy and thick.
4) Gently stir in the flour.
5) Refrigerate till firm.
6) Divide the dough into quarters.
7) Flour a board or cloth.
8) Place the dough on this and roll out to 1/4-inch thickness.
9) Cut into 3-inch circles and arrange on the cookie sheet.
10) Into the center of each, add 1 tablespoon lekvar or apple butter.
11) Form tricorns, bringing up the edges of the dough to almost the center and making three seams.
12) Keeping some of the filling visible, tightly pinch together the seams.
13) Place in the oven at 350° F and bake for about 20 minutes till golden brown.

SERVING
14) Serve as a snack.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Jewish
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Orange
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
22

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