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Can't find my recipe for prune filling for hamantaschen

boisenewbie Feb 25, 2009 07:36 PM

I am craving hamantaschen BIG TIME! ... I have my recipe for the cookies, but I can't find the recipe for my favorite prune filling. I thought it would be so easy to find it on Google, it wasn't!

The one I usually make combines prunes and orange juice, orange zest, raisens and sugar.

Can someone help me out?

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    chililala Feb 25, 2009 07:48 PM

    Here's the recipe I use, it tastes like the real deal:

    1 cup pitted prunes
1/2 cup orange juice, 
1/4 cup sugar, or alternative granulated sweetener
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract or 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

    Purée all ingredients together in a food processor or blender until smooth. ( I think, alternatively you can soften the prunes in a small pot, covered with the OJ, over low heat , then mash up by hand).

    the orange zest sounds like it would add a nice touch...

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    1. re: chililala
      boisenewbie Feb 25, 2009 09:48 PM

      Thank you, chililala !!!!

      I looked at about 75 recipes on Google (including the ones in the links above - no offense, todao) but I couldn't find one that uses OJ ... perfect! If I just add a little zest and some raisens it will be the exact recipe I was looking for! (Actually, I don't even need raisens)

    2. todao Feb 25, 2009 07:40 PM



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