Jewish Poppy Seed Cookies (Hamantaschen) Recipe for Purim

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No Purim is ever complete without traditional Jewish poppy seed cookies (also known as Hamantaschen cookies, Oznei Haman or Haman’s ears) – the official Purim feast food.

You can send the most delicious mishloach manot baskets, but Purim is never really complete without poppy seed Hamantaschen cookies for the kids, and adults.

Even though you might go the lazy route and just order Hamantaschen cookies online, it’s way more fun to make the cookies yourself.

Don’t worry it’s not that intimidating… It’s actually quite easy – even for a beginner cook such as myself.

So, up for the challenge?

I knew it! 

Let’s get rolling (literally).

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Homemade Applesauce Recipe

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Homemade applesauce is such a treat, and it’s so easy to make that there is no real justification in buying ready-made applesauce.

You can make a decent amount, can it and freeze it for the entire winter – especially when Hanukkah pays a visit (try it with potato latkes!).

This dead-simple applesauce recipe will make any amateur cook feel like a master chef. 

So let’s get saucy.

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Traditional Hanukkah Sugar Cookies Recipe

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Hanukkah is filled with delicious treats for kids (and adults).

You guessed it – it’s cookie time!

What do you say we make this Hanukkah extra sweet: let’s make the best kosher Hanukkah sugar cookies!

Which means they’re not only delicious – they’re beautiful, decorative cut out Hanukkah cookies… plus they’re very easy to make!

Sounds exciting doesn’t it? Let’s get to it.

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Homemade Vanilla Glazed Baked Donuts (Gluten Free)

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Who’s up for some old fashioned vanilla glazed baked donuts? 

Since you’re reading this, i’ll take it that you’re in… that makes two of us.

We’re going to add a few twists to this quick & easy homemade vanilla glazed donuts recipe, compared to your run of the mil Hanukkah sufganiya:

  • We’ll add a pinch of creativity by choosing to make our simple vanilla icing from scratch for our glazed donuts, as opposed to using traditional jelly.
  • We’re going to make baked homemade glazed donuts, as opposed to fried donuts (much healthier!)
  • We’re making these glazed donuts gluten free!

Are you ready? Go wash your hands & let’s get to work!

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Homemade Jelly Filled Powdered Donuts (Hanukkah Sufganiyot) Recipe

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When you think about Hanukkah – what’s the first thing that comes to mind (besides cool gifts)?

If you ever spent Hanukkah in Israel, the answer is easy: jelly filled Hanukkah donuts – a.k.a sufganiyot.

Hanukkah isn’t Hanukkah without sufganiyot, and vice versa.

Let’s ignore the fact that these delicious stuffed donuts are probably the biggest cause of our weight gain during Hanukkah. 

But hey! That’s why the term “holiday weight” is for…

Right now, let’s focus on making delicious Hanukkah jelly filled donuts for the kids with this dead-easy recipe.

Recommended: Check out our homemade strawberry jam recipe for a full-fledged homemade Hanukkah donut recipe.

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Cottage Cheese Latkes Recipe

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Latkes… Latkes everywhere.

Well, it’s because they’re so easy to make, and because they’re pretty damn tasty.

We all know about the traditional potato Latkes

But this time we decided to give you something a little cheesier – a high protein cottage cheese pancakes recipe.

These cottage cheese Latkes are a great little snack for Hanukkah, Passover, or any light dinner – and they’re extremely easy to make.

So let’s get cooking.

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Jewish Potato Latkes Recipe for Hanukkah

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Hanukkah is here.

And like many other Jewish holidays, it calls for some traditional Jewish cooking (and gifts).

Luckily Hanukkah is a holiday with simple food – potato Latkes (commonly known as kosher potato pancakes or potato fritters) being a traditional & popular one.

And that’s good news for you, because contrary to many beliefs: simple food = a quick and easy recipe for delicious Jewish potato pancakes!

So today we bring you the best authentic Jewish potato Latkes recipe you’ll find. So let’s cut the excuses and get cooking. Calling all amateurs to report to the kitchen!

Recommended: Check out our homemade applesauce recipe. It goes great with potato Latkes!


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