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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Gluten-free hamantashen using Pereg Almond Flour (credit: Mordy Gilden)

For those on gluten-free diets, finding delicious baked goods can be challenging. Enter Pereg Natural Foods, with six gluten-free flour varieties that offer versatile baking options that yield delicious texture and taste. Combine these products with the baking talents of Koshermoms, and you’ve got winning recipes all year long.

If you are looking for gluten-free Purim recipes to serve friends and family, check out this easy-to-make original Hamantashen recipe courtesy of Pereg Natural Foods and Koshermoms.com.

Gluten-Free Almond & Raspberry Thumbprint Hamantashen

Recipe: Koshermoms.com

Yields approximately two dozen hamantashen

Ingredients

  • 2.5 cups Pereg Gluten Free Almond Meal Flour
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1.5 cups sugar
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • Raspberry oven-proof jam

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.

Whip egg whites until fluffy.

Mix in sugar, almond flour, salt and vanilla until combined.

Scoop a ball of dough, about an inch in diameter. Place on the parchment paper-lined cookie sheet. Shape dough into triangle hamantashen shape with your hands (spray some non-stick spray on your hands so the dough won’t stick). Using your thumb, make an indent into the center of the triangle, and fill with jam. Repeat process until all the dough is used.

Allow two inches in between cookies so they will not stick to each other when baking.

Bake for 18-20 minutes. Cool completely before removing from parchment paper. Enjoy!

Pereg Natural Foods is a leading producer of premium spices and spice blends, ancient grains, gluten-free flours and an extensive line of quinoa and couscous products. They manufacture all their products from start to finish, controlling the quality from the sourcing until the product is packed and ready for the consumer. All Pereg products are kosher certified by both the Orthodox Union (OU) and CRC, are dairy and lactose free as well as all natural, with no additives or preservatives. Pereg Natural Foods products are available at select retailers throughout the US and Canada, and on their website, www.pereg-gourmet.com. Follow Pereg Natural Foods on social media: www.facebook.com/PeregNatural, Twitter @pereggourmet and Instagram @peregnatural.

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