Hamentaschen in Four Easy Steps

Yummy triangles - you choose the filling!

I’ve often shied away from recipes that require rolling pins as too time-consuming. (I did surprise myself by successfully making the cutest dog and teddy bear cookies a few months ago. But I had a goal: to have cookies for some very special children to frost and decorate.) For Purim, though, I see recipe after recipe that calls for rolling out the dough to a particular thickness, then using glasses to cut out perfect circles. Sure, that’s an option. But if you’ve been putting off baking hamentaschen – for yourself or with your children – because you want to keep the rolling pin where … [Read more...]