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Healthy Hamantaschen

Healthy Hamantaschen


Yields: 20 large cookies


  • 3 cups 70%–100% sifted whole wheat flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 4 whipped egg whites
  • ¼ cup raw sugar for the egg whites
  • ½ cup raw sugar
  • ½ cup canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest


  1. In a large bowl, whip the egg whites with the ¼ cup of sugar.
  2. Sift together the flour, baking powder and salt.
  3. Beat the oil, sugar, vanilla and lemon zest together.
  4. Fold the egg whites into the oil mixture.
  5. Slowly add the flour mixture to the bowl until it forms a dough.
  6. Wrap in plastic, and let the dough rest for 15 minutes to 1 hour.
  7. Roll out and form the hamantashen. Fill with your favorite filling.
  8. Bake at 350° F (185° C) for 8 minutes, until they look set.

Nutrition Facts: 1 serving
Calories: 157
Fat: 6.1 g
Total carbohydrate: 24 g
Dietary fiber: 2.4 g
Protein: 3.7 g

Lily Aronin is a holistic health coach. She works with women who want to live at their ideal weight through self-love and body harmony. She specializes in re-framing goals so that they are achievable, sustainable and fun. For more healthy recipes, visit her website.
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