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Should I get hamentashcen at Butterflake?

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I need to get a healthy platter of hamentaschen for my DH's office. Should I splurge for Butterflake or Korn's?

Any suggestions for a Teaneck purchase are welcome

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  1. I wish I could recommend either but both are substandard. Korn's is a rock-hard, super crumbly pastry with a small amount of very-artificial tasting filling. Butterflake is better but still a poor example of what a hamentash should be.

    1. I can't speak to Butterflake's hamantaschen, but I just had their cupcakes and found them somewhat lacking.

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      1. re: brooklynkoshereater

        Thanks to the snowstorm and both cars being out of whack...he went it in with nothing. I will say the Oberlanders I had at a friends house were pretty good.

        1. re: vallevin

          We had Butterflake at our shul party. They were good, not great.

          1. re: vallevin

            Must admit, too lazy to bake this year and picked up the Oberlanders (2 packages for $5) at the local Stop N Shop supermarket. Thought they were excellent for packaged.

        2. I dont know about how "healthy" Hamentashen will be but I bought the ones from Zaydies and everyone in the fam said they were the best they ever had.

          As all fallback, I always thought the Riesmans ones were pretty good.

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          1. re: KosherChef

            I toss the Riesman's ones uneaten, but I suppose different strokes for different folks.