Search here...

Basic Hamantschen Dough

clock clock iconcutlery cutlery iconflag flag iconfolder folder iconinstagram instagram iconpinterest pinterest iconfacebook facebook iconprint print iconsquares squares iconheart heart iconheart solid heart solid icon

Basic Hamantaschen Dough

  • Total Time: 20 min, refrigerate overnight
  • Yield: 30 cookies 1x


Classic, super easy, not-to-sweet, dough.


  • 4 eggs
  • 1 1/3 cups sugar
  • 3/4 cup oil
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 Tbs. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 4 3/4 cups all-purpose flour



  1. Mix eggs & sugar together until combined.
  2. Add oil, vanilla, baking powder, and salt
  3. Add flour a bit at a time, mixing completely before adding the next bit.
  4. Split dough into halves, shape into a disc and wrap each in plastic.
  5. Let it chill in the refrigerator overnight or at least for a few hours


To Make & Bake


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. On a floured surface, roll your dough to 1/6 inch (just under 1/4)
  3. Using a 3 in round cookie cutter or drinking glass, cut out as many circles as possible
  4. Put a heaping teaspoon of desired filling into the center of each circle.
  5. Fold into a triangle*
  6. Bake for about 16 minutes


*To add sprinkles, brush with egg whites and sprinkle sprinkles.

Recipe Card powered byTasty Recipes

Baking Essentials*

* These are affiliate links. They won’t change your shopping experience at all, but will help me buy some extra sprinkles for my challah.




Leave a Reply

Pingback: 3 Easy Ways to Decorate Hamantaschen – Everyday Jewish Mom on February 15, 2018

Pingback: Baking Hamantaschen With Kids / Purim For Kids – baking on February 15, 2018

Pingback: Mishloach Manot Tags and Explanation - Free Printable on February 15, 2018

Pingback: Hamantaschen Dog Treats - Perfect Purim Treats for Your Pooch on February 15, 2018

%d bloggers like this: