Commonpoint Queens Hamentaschen Baking Event for Staff

Update: we have sold out of kits for this event! If you are still interested in joining us, please email [email protected]

Purim is almost here which means – among other things – it’s time to eat yummy Hamantaschen!

We’re thrilled to share that in conjunction with Island Quest Day Camp and Bakers & Shakers – we’ll be hosting a Virtual Purim Hamentaschen Baking Event, on Tuesday, February 23rd at 6:30pm. This event is FREE for Commonpoint Queens staff.

Each staff member who registers can pick up a care package with ingredients to make your own Hamentaschen at our Central Queens or Sam Field Centers. You can also forego the ingredients and pick up your own (listed below):


    • 1 1/4 Cup Flour
    • 1/2 Egg
    • 1/4 Cup Sugar
    • 1/2 Tsp Vanilla Sugar
    • 1 Tsp Orange Juice
    • 1 Stick Margarine (Room Temperature)



  1. Mix by hand margarine and sugar until light and fluffy.
  2. Add egg and orange juice.
  3. Mix well.
  4. Add flour and vanilla sugar in three stages, mixing until just combined.
  5.  roll out on floured surface 1/4 inch thick.
  6.  Bake at 350 degrees 15-20 minutes.