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Chocolate Filled Hamantaschen

Temple Beth El Sisterhood, Madison, WI
Hamantaschen for the Jewish Holiday of Purim
2 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 cup sugar
2 eggs, beaten
1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla
6 ounces chocolate chips
1/2 cup sugar
1 tablespoon milk
1 tablespoon butter
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 egg, beaten
  1. Combine all dough ingredients and blend well to make cookie dough. Roll thinly on lightly floured board.
  2. Combine all filling ingredients except egg in a small saucepan. Cook over low heat until melted. Remove from heat. Blend in egg.
  3. Cut dough into circles and place one teaspoon of filling in each center. Pinch up sides to form 3-pointed hamantasch.
  4. Place on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 350°F for 20-25 minutes.