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Every hamantaschen recipe you could ever need

This weekend marks the Jewish holiday of Purim, a holiday full of costumes, merrymaking and of course the signature Purim treat, hamantaschen. The last time we wrote about hamantaschen several years ago we just covered a classic recipe. However, hamantaschen’s simple ingredients and shape, basically a sweet pastry triangle wrapped around jam, lends itself to improvisation. Buzzfeed (who else) has a compilation of 32 out-there Hamantaschen recipes including savory tomato and feta and peanut butter and chocolate. Bon Appetit has 5 savory riffs on Hamantaschen with international flair from Spain, India and beyond. New and trendy fillings for Hamantaschen have even taken Israel by storm.


Here a few more riffs on the Purim classic if you are feeling adventurous:

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Hamantaschen recipes for Purim

[Hamantaschen by Ulterior Epicure]

Happy Purim! Purim is the Jewish holiday that celebrates the thwarting of Haman’s plot to kill the Jews in ancient Persia. Purim begins at sunset today the 9th, and ends at sundown tomorrow. It’s a happy, carnivalesque holiday with lots of noisemaking and tasty treats. The most recognizable food eaten on Purim is the distinctive Hamantaschen (seen above), which is a triangle-shaped pastry filled with jam. Mindy Segal of Hot Chocolate shares her Hamantaschen recipe on Epicurious.

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