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Box Cake Mix Hamentashen Hack

Soft hamentashen that come together quickly. No refrigeration!
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Jewish, Kosher, Purim
Keyword: Easy, No mixer, No refrigeration, Soft
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 24 cookies
Calories: 125kcal


  • 1 box cake mix
  • 1 cup flour
  • ¼ cup oil
  • 2 egg
  • 2 tablespoon water plus extra for sealing cookies
  • filling jam, jelly, preserves, chocolate chips


  • Preheat oven to 375. Line or grease baking sheets.
  • In a large bowl mix together all ingredients to form a stiff dough.
  • On a lightly floured surface, roll out the dough to ⅛-inch thickness.
  • Using a round cookie cutter/biscuit cutter/ round drinking glass cut out circles and place them onto prepared cookie sheets.
  • Put a teaspoon of filling in the center of each circle.
  • Using your finger, swipe a tiny bit of water round the outer edge of the circle. Then pinch the sides to form three corners.
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned. Allow to cool. Careful jam filling is hot!


Calories: 125kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 155mg | Potassium: 24mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 20IU | Calcium: 50mg | Iron: 1mg