Posted with permission from the JCC Association of North America
On Purim, we dress up, play games and read from the Megillah¬†to recount the story of Mordechai and his niece, Queen Esther, and their¬†courage in the face of evil Haman. We cheer Mordechai and Esther, who saved the Jewish people from Haman‚Äôs plot to kill them.
And we also eat hamantaschen, the three-cornered pastries meant to mimic the three cornered hat that Haman wore. Traditionally, these triangular treats are made¬†with fruit or poppy seed fillings, but bakers have gotten a lot more creative in recent years.
We rounded up 10¬†hamantaschen recipes for you to try on Purim this year: