This Hamantaschen recipe makes buttery, jam-filled cookies that your child can enjoy during Hanukkah. Baking cookies is one of the warmest, most comforting rituals of the winter season. If you and your child are looking for new recipes this Hanukkah, try baking this Hamantaschen recipe. Encourage your child to use his favorite flavors for the filling, like the traditional poppy seed mixture, apricot jam, or creamy chocolate spread. The cookies in this Hamantaschen recipe are named and shaped for the three-cornered hat worn by Haman, and they're traditionally made in the spring for the Jewish holiday of Purim.