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Mar 25, 2005 09:41 AM

Soft Hamentaschen??

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Does anyone know where to get soft hamentaschen (i.e., with a danish-type pastry as opposed to a cookie-type pastry)anymore? Long ago, Louis Lichtmann on Amsterdam & 86th (or thereabouts) was the place to go. They closed. Jon Vie had them, though around Purim only. Then they closed. Help!

Does Moishe's on 2nd Ave have them? Any other ideas? I'm looking for mohn (poppyseed) particularly....

TIA and asheynem dank in advance ,too.

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  1. Funny you should mention this, was just in a kosher bakery in Great Neck, LI yesterday, and had very good hamentashen--regular style, but they had a sign on the counter saying they had the other, I think by order---they also had delicious babka--Benkert's bakery, middle neck road

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    1. re: Janie

      Ah, I've been wanting to ask this question for a long time, couldn't figure out how to phrase it. No, Moishe's doesn't have them. Wish to Moses I knew who did.

      1. re: Boots

        The way I phrase it is "yeast hamantashen" vs "cookie hamantashen". When I was growing up the yeast style was the most prevalent. Nowadays the cookie-tashen reigns supreme. I wonder why that is?

        Gruenebaums Bakery (in Washington Heights) often has the yeast style for a week or so surrounding Purim, but they are frequently sold out. My suggestion would be to call before going, and maybe they will put aside several for you. They offer the cookie style year-round and never sell out of these.

    2. Andres bakery on Queens blvd has them this week, in walnut and poppy seed