White Chocolate Fig Hamantashen

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These delicate and most delicious Hamantashen lend an ethnic sense to your Purim seudah. Plus, their rich flavors will be the talk of the table as your guests savor each bite.             

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  • 4 dozenServings

Ingredients

Fig Hamantashen Dough

  • 4 eggs
  • 1 1⁄2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup oil
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla
  • 2 tablespoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 5 1⁄2 cups flour
  • 1 cup dried figs, chopped

Caramelized Walnut Filling

  • 4 cups walnuts, chopped
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream

Preparation

Fig Hamantashen Dough:

1. Beat eggs, and add sugar, oil, vanilla, baking powder, salt, and gradually add flour. Mix in figs. 

2. Roll flat on a lightly floured surface and cut into circles.

Caramelized Walnut Filling:

1. Heat sugar and water over a light flame until sugar is fully dissolved and begins to brown. Add heavy cream and walnuts, and mix. 

2. Place a spoonful of filling in the middle of the circles and pinch to form the hamentash shape. 

3. Bake at 350°F for 15-20 minutes or until edges begin to brown. 

4. Cool. Melt white chocolate to drizzle. 

Recipe published in JOY of KOSHER with Jamie Geller Magazine Purim 2014 SUBSCRIBE NOW

Magazine Purim 2014

Magazine Purim 2014