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Cheerful Chocolate-Filled Funfetti Hamantaschen

Cheerful Chocolate-Filled Funfetti Hamantaschen


I have no idea when “funfetti” became a flavor, but apparently at some point it did. And despite my cynicism at the legitimacy of sprinkles as a flavor, I’ve decided to give it a shot and make these cheerful, festive hamantaschen for Purim.

I’ve filled them with dark chocolate, but you can use white chocolate, or any of the more traditional fillings (jam, poppyseed, etc.)

Not sure how to do the actual folding? Check it out here.


  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup oil
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1½ tsp. baking powder
  • ⅓ cup sprinkles
  • 1 bar of chocolate (or 1 cup chocolate chips)


  1. Mix the eggs, sugar, oil and vanilla.
  2. Add 1 cup of flour and the baking powder. Mix.
  3. Add the second cup of flour until the dough forms a soft but not sticky ball. You may need 2–3 more tablespoons of flour if your dough is sticky.
  4. Gently knead in the sprinkles.
  5. Roll out the dough and cut our circles.
  6. Put a piece of chocolate, or 3–4 chocolate chips, in the center of each circle.
  7. Gently fold the sides and pinch shut tightly.
  8. Bake for 10–12 minutes at 350° F.

Yields: Approximately 20 hamantaschen

Miriam Szokovski is the author of the historical novel Exiled Down Under, and a member of the editorial team. She shares her love of cooking, baking and food photography on’s food blog, Cook It Kosher.
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March 20, 2016
In the process of baking them and 2 things I learnt:
they rise a lot so roll em real thin
and do not use the nonpareils (round sprinkles) as they shed their color into the dough and you end up with colored dough and white roundies inside.
enjoy em!
March 17, 2016
So glad you all enjoyed this recipe!

Rachel - the recipe yields approximately 20 hamantaschen.
Miriam Szokovski
March 17, 2016
Just wondering how many do they make? There is only 6 in the picture but assuming it makes more. Thanks
March 14, 2016
Thanks, this was fun! I didn't even get to taste any, they were all gone before I had a chance! That's a good sign, right?
March 12, 2016
O my G-D . Thank you Miriam for this recipe .you are a good teacher for explain every thing so easy and nice way.
farah sajid
March 9, 2016
Miriam : this recipe I've got to try out! My kids are gonna love it, as they love to add sprinkles to anything we make including Challah!! I'll keep you posted once it comes out of the oven!!
Tobie Vogel
March 9, 2016
Can't wait to try!
March 9, 2016
it looks very good and i think it is a very good work of art thank you.
March 7, 2016
love it
I love how you firmly state your cynicism at the beginning. We get it, Miriam!