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Mmm, hamantaschen and drinkie! Now *that's* how you celebrate Purim!
Hamantaschen, Aunt Sonia's (P, TNT)
Source: Aunt Sonia
Yield: About 80
1 cup vegetable shortening
1 cup brown sugar, packed
1/2 cup white sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
5 cups flour
1 teaspoon salt (I use just a pinch)
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 cup orange juice
1/2 cup flour
Blend shortening, sugars, eggs and vanilla until light and fluffy in mixer. Sift together all dry ingredients. Add dry ingredients alternately with orange juice. Add another 1/2 cup flour (usually will be needed). If the dough still seems too soft to roll, refrigerate; don't add more flour unless you absolutely have to.
Roll out dough to 1/8" thick, and cut into circles. Put 1 teaspoon filling
in center and pinch into hamantaschen shape. Bake at 375°F for 12 to 15
minutes or until golden brown.
Substituted 2 cups of wheat flour for two cups of white flour in this recipe. Filled with raspberry, apricot and NUTELLA!