This is delicious with milk for breakfast, and a healthy snack for school or work. If you must satisfy your sweet tooth further, make the chocolate candies at the end of this recipe.
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- 3 cups matzo farfel
- 2/3 cup sliced almonds
- 1/2 cup sweetened or unsweetened coconut
- 2/3 cup pecans broken into large pieces
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
- 6 Tablespoons unsalted butter or parve margarine
- 1/3 cup wildflower or clover honey
- 1 1/2 cups chopped dried mixed fruit of your choice including raisins or 7 oz. bag of dried fruit pieces
- Pre-heat oven to 325F.
- Combine the farfel, almonds, coconut, pecans, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg in a 3 quart mixing bowl.
- Melt the butter and honey in a small glass bowl in a microwave for 1 minute until butter is melted and honey is more fluid.
- Stir the butter mixture into the farfel mixture until all farfel is lightly coated with the butter.
- Spread mixture over a large jellyroll pan with 1-inch sides and bake for 15 minutes. Half way through baking stir to brown evenly.
- Remove from oven. Cool slightly and then toss with the dried fruit.
- When totally cooled, store in a zip lock bag or airtight storage container for all eight days of Passover! If it lasts that long!
Chocolate Granola Treats
- Melt 8 ounces of Passover chocolate chips and mix them with 1 1/2 or 2 cups prepared granola. Stir to coat well.
- Drop by teaspoonful onto parchment paper and allow the mounds to firm up before you devour them!
This recipe appears in my new book, Entrée to Judaism for Families-Jewish Cooking and Kitchen Conversations with Children.