Ashkenaz Charoset

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Ashkenazi Charoset Bowl

My sister-in-law’s grandmother, of Polish descent, makes the best charoset—it’s become somewhat of a legendary recipe for the extended family. When I called her, though, she told me that her recipe was never written down! I recreated this version based on her instructions

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  • 1 cupServings


  • 6 apples, grated
  • 1 cup walnuts, finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2-3 tablespoon white sugar
  • 1/3 cup sweet red wine


Place the apples and walnuts into a large bowl. Combine the cinnamon and sugar; sprinkle over the apples. Stir in the sweet wine. Serve immediately, or refrigerate until serving.