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“The jewish holiday Purim is fast approaching, and this is a fat-free version of the traditional pastries called "hamantaschen". Recipe posted by request from Preparation time does not include refrigeration time.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix applesauce, sugar and eggwhite in a bowl.
  2. Mix flour, salt and baking powder in another bowl and add to applesauce mixture.
  3. Add milk and vanilla essence.
  4. Mix well with hands.
  5. Form into a ball and refrigerate for 1-2 hours.
  6. Divide dough into 16 small balls.
  7. Roll out each ball to a 3.
  8. 5 inch diameter circle (you will need extra flour for hands and board, since the dough is sticky).
  9. Place in the center of each circle one (heaping) tsp. of the filling.
  10. Form triangles by folding over edges of circle and pinch to create three corners, leaving a small amount of the filling in the center uncovered.
  11. Bake on a sprayed cookie sheet, at 375F, 10-15 minutes or until golden brown.

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