You know you’ve made it onto the broader American food landscape when one of the top five most searched recipes in the United States is a classic Jewish cookie, amiright? According to Google search trends of 2021, the fifth most searched recipe in the entire country was hamantaschen!
Hamantaschen are a triangle-shaped cookie typically enjoyed for the Jewish holiday of Purim (but can be enjoyed anytime, and found at many New York-area or Jewish bakeries year round). They can be tricky to make at home sometimes, with oozing jam and exploding sides. But they are delicious and come in a wide variety of flavors.
If you’re looking for some hamantaschen recipes to try out to stay on trend, here’s a few of our favorite varieties. But don’t forget our secret tip to making picture-perfect hamantaschen that never ooze or explode.