is the making and creating the symbolic 3-corner cookie. You can’t have Purim without a Hamantaschen and a Hamantaschen recipe is the way to go! Its easy, fun, and you do not need to create them alone. Invite friends, family to join you. Fun! Fun! Involving either or creates the best of memories making Hamantaschen for Purim. A little Jewish goes a long way.
The Brief History of the Hamantaschen Recipe
It is quite a funny story on the 3-corner Hamantaschen cookie. As you learned about the Purim story, you have the hero, the king, the cousin, and the villain. Well, of all the details we could focus on with a symbolic food connecting us to Purim, it is not what one would expect. Could it be Queen Esther in a Palace? Or what did Cousin Mordecai wear? What was served during the banquet that Queen Esther hosted? No, not any of those specific details. Here it is, the mystery, the connection to the Hamantaschen cookie!
The sweet filled, delicious 3-corner cookie is none other (drum roll please)…the 3-cornered HAT that The Villain, Haman wore.
Questions and mystery solved!
We enjoy a cookie based on the Villain who was known in the Purim Story
not liking the Jews very much.
He worked out a plan, but he was discovered.
Cousin Mordecai reached Esther, now Queen, what Haman was planning.
Find out all the details in the Purim Story.
Of course, you will need to the full story.
Hamantaschen Recipe – the Cookie
So, the Purim Groggers drown out the name of Haman during the Megillah, Scroll of Esther reading. Then, the 3-cornered cookie has a sweet center for a sweet blessing of joy. Who doesn’t enjoy a good tasting cookie with a special surprise in the middle? The blessing – to celebrate the success of Queen Esther’s Quest. To save her people and so she did.
Prune butter, or apricot, or berry Jelly, or chocolate, or chocolate chips or nuts, or raisins. Your choice. Nuts with Prune butter, apricot, or berry Jelly is a nice combination taste after baking. S-mores inspired is a nice filling as well.
A wonderful recipe from thekitchn website.