Issa Cooks: Hamentaschen (Again!)

It's hard to believe that it's already been a year since last Purim, but a series of invitations to Saturday night parties to celebrate the holiday inspired me to bake hamentaschen again!


I used the same recipe as last year, but in my efforts not to eat processed foods in 2013, I made my own blueberry filling.


2 tbs corn starch 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/2 cup water 1 pint blueberries 1 tsp lemon juice

Mix the dry ingredients together. Add water and bring to a boil in a saucepan. Add the blueberries, reduce heat, and stir for 5 minutes or until the filling has achieved a gelled consistency.  Remove from flame and stir in lemon juice.

Make while the dough is chilling and let cool before assembling the cookies.