Could these be any cuter?

My four year old, Zoe, invented these bite-size hamentashen in our marathon baking session with bubbe. Aren’t they adorable?That’s a nickel in the middle, for perspective. With all the 100 calorie packaged snacks on the market, I think we could be on to something here. (We used this recipe, of course.)

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the Rebbetzin

posted February 20, 2010 at 10:44 pm

super cute :-)

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posted February 23, 2010 at 7:47 am

Thank you so much for re-posting the amazing hamentashen recipe! I make them every year, and these were by far the best, with the best consistency for my kids to make them hamentashen.
I will post photos and send you the link; my daughter ALSO made “bite size ones”, and I used my ring for perspective instead. (Before seeing this post!)
I would like to link to your amazing recipe.
As for baking with a houseful of kids, I learned one important lesson this year; I tried to get everyone to take turns helping with the first batch. Second batch, I rolled 5 balls of dough and let each person choose one and make the hamentashen from it beginning to end. Aaaaah…. peace again. : )
Also got a pic of 5 out of the seven in aprons made by Savta; priceless.
Thanks again!

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posted February 23, 2010 at 2:20 pm

Very cute. I tried the hamantaschen recipe last night and they came out a little tough, even though I handled them minimally and rolled them fairly thin. They may be better after sitting for a day or two, though -the toddler had one this morning and was in heaven.
Yeah, you heard me, I gave a 3-year-old a cookie for breakfast. (Part of the wonder of Purim)
The orange/chocolate hamantaschen from Jewish Holiday Style didn’t freeze well – they were AWESOME when fresh (yes, 2 sticks of butter will do that) but defrosted a bit pie-doughy. Very short.
Clearly, more baking is in order. To the kitchen, hamantaschen makers!

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Frume Sarah

posted February 23, 2010 at 3:31 pm

I’m with Tzipporah!! My kids never get to eat cookies for breakfast…except as we wind our way to Purim. Makes for great memories!!!
Trying to determine if I am going to have enough energy to tackle abother batch tonight when I get home from shul…

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posted February 23, 2010 at 4:42 pm

feel free to post the link. i’m glad you enjoyed them!

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posted February 23, 2010 at 4:42 pm

I let the girls eat hamentashen for breakfast too…..

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lisa oram

posted March 1, 2010 at 10:55 am

Now we not only have Amy Meltzer’s kugel in our repetoire, but we also have Amy Meltzer’s mother/grandmother’s hamentashen. I hadn’t found a recipe I liked, and this one worked wonderfully. It’s more crunchy and cookie-like than I’ve usually had – and I loved it! I did seedless raspberry preserves with mini choco-chips as one filling, and lemon curd as another, but I’m going to try your prune next year when I plan more than two minutes ahead. Thanks!

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