Passover Cookies, Take One!

When Passover approaches, bakers do feel a twinge! Desserts without flour and leavening agent can be hard to come by and sometimes not even quite palatable. But fear not!  SWEETTABLESCAPES has tested a couple of very easy, very quick and very delicious cookie recipes for this year’s celebration.

First the basic but crowd-pleasing Chocolate Chip Cookie: (recipe from Martha Stewart)



Chocolate Chip Cookies for Passover

  • 1 cup matzo meal
  • 1 cup matzo farfel (if you can’t find farfel, no biggie. Rememeber it is simply coarse matzo crumbs)
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup packed light-brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup nondairy semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts, toasted

Directions :

  1. Step 1

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Stir together matzo meal, farfel, sugars, and salt. IMG_6361IMG_6362 Whisk together eggs, oil, and vanilla in a small bowl. IMG_6363 IMG_6364 IMG_6365Stir egg mixture into sugar mixture. Stir in chocolate chips and nuts.

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  3. Step 2

    Roll dough into 1 3/4-inch balls; space 2 inches apart on parchment-lined baking sheets.   IMG_6371Bake until golden, 16 to 18 minutes. Let cool on sheets on wire racks.IMG_6377For another Chocolate Passover Cookie, click here.


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