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Passover Food Matzo Crunch

Honey Crunch Matzo Brittle

  • Author: Abbe Odenwalder
  • Prep Time: 15 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 Minutes
  • Total Time: 60 Minutes*
  • Yield: 4 - 6 Servings 1x
  • Category: Snack
  • Method: Microwave
  • Cuisine: Jewish


Honey Crunch Matzo brittle is kind of a Jewish granola snack.



4 T butter
1/2 c honey
1/2 c sugar
1/4 t salt
3 c matzoh farfel or broken matzoh or saltines
1/2 c sliced almonds
1/2 c pecan halves or walnuts


Line a 10 x 15″ pan with parchment paper.

Combine butter, honey, sugar, and salt in a microwave safe bowl. Microwave on high until boiling and golden about 5-6 minutes, stirring after 2 1/2 minutes. Stir in matzoh pieces and nuts. Microwave about 2.5  minutes longer , check and then you may need to microwave up to 2.5 minutes longer or until everything is golden.

To test if this is ready have a cold glass of water handy. Drop a small spoonful into water. If it is ready, it will turn crisp. Transfer mixture to baking sheet and let it cool for a few minutes.

With wet hands, firmly press down into an even layer. Let stand until firm, about 1 hour. Store in an airtight container.


Thanks Hot Bread Kitchen!

*With cooling

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