Linda Mulvihill


This is a mouth watering soft cookie that is easy to make and enjoyed by all.


★★★★★ 1 vote

makes 4 batches approx 20 cookies each bach
30 Min
15 Min


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1 1/2 c
1 1/2 c
1 c
orange juice
1 1/2 tsp
baking soda
2 tsp
pure vanilla extract
1 tsp
6 1/2 c
fruit filling of choice

How to Make Hammentashen


  • 1In Kitchen Aid with whisk attachment beat eggs, add sugar, oil, vanilla & Orange juice. Beat until it somewhat thickens.
  • 2Measure out flour beforehand. Dont use any more than recipe calls for. Dough will be soft.
  • 3Combine Salt, Baking Soda & flour. Slowly add to the liquid to form a soft dough. When mixture becomes too thick, switch to Dough Mixing attachment.
  • 4Dough will be very soft. Refrigerate for at least one hour.
  • 5Roll out dough on well floured surface til about 1/4 inch thick. cut out circles. put small amount of fruit filling in center. fold up edges on 3 sides and pinch close.
  • 6Bake 350 degrees for 15-18 minutes depending on size of cookie. Should be light tan colour.

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Course/Dish: Cookies

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