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
  • 2-2½ 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 remaining flour until the dough forms a soft but not sticky ball.
  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