1 cup sugar
Â¾ cup oil
3 tsp vanilla
â…› tsp almond extract (optional)
â…“ cup orange juice
3 tsp baking powder
5 cup flour (add up to Â½ c more if needed)
1 apricot jelly for filling
1 tsp cinnamon and sugar, optional
Beat eggs and sugar until creamy.
Add oil and beat.
Then add vanilla, almond extract and orange juice.
Next add baking powder.
Gradually add flour, a little at a time, until the dough's consistency is able to be rolled.
Put a little flour on board or counter to keep dough from sticking. Roll out a small amount of dough at a time, until it is about 1/4-inch thick.
Use the top of a glass to cut circles out of the dough.
Place spoonful of jelly in center of your circles, and pinch together to form hamentashen.
Brush hamentashen with egg. (Optional: add cinnamon and sugar to egg before brushing.)
Bake at 375â„‰ for 10 minutes or until golden brown.