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       Title: Ozne Haman (Hamantaschen)
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 1 servings
  
   3 1/2 c  Flour
       1 c  Shortening
       1 c  Grated carrots
       1 c  Sugar
       3 ts Baking powder
       1 pn Salt
       3    Eggs
            Apricots & lemon juice
            Spices - whatever you'd
            -like (nutmeg -- cinnamon...
      10 oz Dried apricots
      20 oz Pineapple in its own juice
            -(1 can)
     1/2    Lemon
     1/2 c  Sugar
       1 ts Ground cardamom
       3 ts Poppy seeds
  
   Recipe by: saal@floyd.ATT.COM (Sam Saal,1A-110,6956,Cap Gemini)
   Mix eggs well, add oil and mix well. Add salt and baking powder to to this
   mixture. Add the remaining ingredients and knead. Refrigerate for at least
   several hours.
   
   Roll out in small circles to make the filled triangles. Bake in a hot oven
   (375-400 degrees F).
   
   Apricot Puree \index{apricots!apricot puree}
   
   Put apricots in a bowl, cover with water. Soak for a few hours. If the
   apricots are sour, add honey or sugar. Add a few drops of lemon juice and
   any other spices you'd like. (Cinnamon, nutmeg, clove, etc. Experiment!)
   
   Cook over a low flame until the apricots are soft and the water is thick.
   Transfer to a food processor or blender and mash well.
   
   The puree may be refrigerated. It should be spooned onto the dough before
   the dough circles are folded into the triangular hamentaschen.
   
   Apricot/Pineapple Filling \index{apricots!apricot-pineapple puree}
   \index{pineapple!apricot-pineapple puree}
   
   Simmer the apricots in the juice from the pineapple and lemon until soft.
   Blend everything in blender or food processor until smooth with some
   chunks. Let cool and chill before using.
  
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