5 1/2 cups of flour

4 large eggs

1 1/4 cups sugar

3 tsp. baking powder

2 tsp. vanilla

1 cup vegetable oil


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

1. Mix together eggs, oil, sugar, and vanilla. Add flour and baking powder.  Mix.

2. Knead until smooth.

3. On a floured board, roll dough out very thin (1/8 inch).

4. Cut out circles using a large drinking glass or the top of sugar bowl.

5. Put a dollop of filling in the center of each circle.

6. Fold in three sides over the filling to form a triangle with filling showing in the center.

7. On a greased baking sheet (a little butter) place hamantaschen.

Bake for 15 minutes or until golden brown on the corners.