Traditional Charoset

Traditional: Charoset in matzah


Yield: 32 servings (4 Tablespoons)

  • 4 medium apples (Fiji, Gala, or Pink Lady), diced
  • 2 cups of toasted walnuts, chopped (toast walnuts for 10 minutes in oven on 350 degrees F)
  • 1/2-3/4 cup of manischewitz wine (or any red wine on hand)
  • 2 teaspoons of cinnamon
  • 1/8 cup of brown sugar


Mix all ingredients into a large bowl.

Traditionally, charoset is served to be eaten on matzah, but charoset also tastes good with yogurt, salads, quinoa, couscous, ice cream, or whatever else you can think of!

Nutrition Information Per Serving:
Calories: 63, Fat: 5 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Dietary Fiber: 1 g, Carbohydrate: 4 g, Protein: 1 g, Sodium: 1 mg

Recipe inspired by Epicurious

Recipe featured in my post “Passover isn’t complete without Kugel and Charoset“!

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