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19 Desserts to Make for Passover

Rabi Abonour Post a comment

Passover begins this evening, which means it's time to stock up on delicious kosher dessert recipes. Here are 19 of our favorites. More

Where to Buy the Best Macaroons in New York City

Ruthie Young and Aly Miller 8 comments

Macaroons in New York City are arguably as celebrated and as critiqued as the classic dollar pizza slice. They come in all shapes and sizes; some made with coconut, some with nuts, some formed into sandwiches with cream fillings. As Passover approached, we set out to find New York's best coconut macaroons. Here are our results. More

Chocoholic: Flourless Coconut Lime Cake with White Chocolate Whipped Cream

Yvonne Ruperti 2 comments

Whole limes give a blast of flavor to this moist coconut and almond cake. Billows of sweet white chocolate whipped cream float on top. More

Cookie Monster: White Chocolate Dipped Lemon Macaroons

Cookie Monster Carrie Vasios Mullins Post a comment

These oversized macaroons are flavored with lemon zest and dipped in white chocolate. More

Chocoholic: Double Chocolate Coconut Macaroons

Yvonne Ruperti Post a comment

These chewy flourless cookies are all about the crunchy coconut and moist, fudgy center. More

9 Desserts To Make For Passover

The Serious Eats Team 3 comments

From delicate espresso meringues that will help stave off post-seder fatigue to a flourless chocolate cake flavored with lavender, we have your Passover dessert covered. More

4 Easy Desserts To Make With Matzo

Carrie Vasios Mullins 1 comment

Passover starts today and ends on Tuesday April 2. That's a lot of matzo. But there are ways to jazz up your crackers, specifically for those nights when you want a quick and easy way to satisfy your sweet tooth. More

Preserved: Coconut Matzo Granola

Preserved Lucy Baker Post a comment

This nutty, chunky granola makes an ideal topping for ice cream. Sweetened coconut is reminiscent of traditional Passover macaroons. More

American Classics: Matzo 'Crack' S'mores

American Classics Alexandra Penfold 3 comments

Last year I put together a slideshow of Matzo Crack recipes for Passover. This year's post was inspired by a tweet I saw by Serious Eats New York editor Max Falkowitz that went a little something like this: "What to do with Matzo for Passover: Eat with Charoset. Make Matzo Crack. Cry. End of list." Which got me thinking what else in the dessert realm could be done with matzo. Then it hit me. Chocolate covered Matzo 'Crack' would make a great base for s'mores. Break out the Kosher for Passover marshmallows! More

Scooped: Buttermilk and Lekvar Ice Cream

Scooped Ethan Frisch Post a comment

Lekvar is a traditional Jewish plum paste, most often used as a filling in pastries. It is sour and sweet, with a sticky, chocolate richness that warms the back of your tongue and reminds you of the Old Country. More

6 Ways to Jazz Up Matzoh 'Crack' for Passover

American Classics Alexandra Penfold 3 comments

Why stop at regular 'crack' when, with a few little tweaks, you can jazz it up for the holiday? For each of these recipes, you'll add approximately one to one and a half cups of the coarsely chopped topping of your choice to the basic Matzoh Crack recipe. Mix, match and have fun! More

Mixed Review: Manischewitz Chocolate Brownies with Fudge Frosting

Mixed Review Lucy Baker 8 comments

It must be extremely difficult to develop decent-tasting kosher for Passover baking mixes that have no flour or leaveners, like baking soda or baking powder. So I kept an open mind as I prepared the chocolate brownie mix with fudge frosting ($3.99). I wasn't expecting over-the-top deliciousness, but I was hoping for a not-too-dense brownie with real fudge flavor and creamy frosting. More

Passover Candy: Manischewitz Pâte de Fruits and Matzo Crunch

Lucy Baker 2 comments

At the end of a large and lengthy Seder meal, the last thing most people want is a slice of leaden flourless cake or a sticky macaroon. This year, in lieu of more traditional baked desserts, try serving Passover candy. The first is a quirky twist on French pâte de fruits using Manischewitz wine. The second is my version of cookbook author Marcy Goldman's famous Caramel Matzoh Crunch, gussied up with coconut and almonds. People refer to it as matzo crack, rightfully so. More

Mixed Review: Manischewitz Passover Coffee Cake

Mixed Review Lucy Baker 13 comments

Here's the thing about Manischewitz coffee cake: it tastes just like Little Debbie coffee cake. It has the same buttery bottom layer, the same crumbly cinnamon topping. It is the definition of a foodie's guiltiest indulgence. Guilty because it's... More

Chocolate-Covered Matzo, Artisan Style

Emily Stone 12 comments

This is a true story: when I was about five years old, I asked my mother how Moses and his friends had time to stop in the middle of the desert to dip their matzo in chocolate. Turns out... More

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