This takes a bit of time to make, but it is worth the effort.
1/2 c. poppy seed
1/2 c. orange juice
1 T. margarine
1 T. honey
1/4 c. chopped nuts
Grated rind of 1/4 lemon
2 T. seedless raisins
1 T. sugar
1/2 tart apple, grated
2 T. jam or preserves, any fruit
--Combine poppy seed, orange juice, margarine, honey, nuts, lemon rind, raisins and sugar into a saucepan.
--Bring to a boil and cook until mixture is thick.
-- Stir in grated apple and desired jam or preserves.
Makes enough filling for 2-3 dozen hamantashen.