Chocolate Matzo Passover Recipe

Chocolate matzo
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  • Total: 23 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 18 mins
  • Yield: 12 to 16 servings

Chocolate matzo is a favorite recipe for Passover. This recipe is easy enough for kids to make (provided you help with handling the hot caramel sauce and the oven).

A sprinkling of sea salt or kosher salt gives this chocolate matzo that delightfully appealing sweet-and-salty taste. Try this recipe, and you'll see why it's one of the most-requested Passover treats.


  • 3 to 4 sheets matzo
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt (or, sea salt)
  • 1-1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chips (or, dark chocolate)
  • 3/4 cup Passover margarine (or, butter)
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • Optional: 1 cup chopped walnuts, hazelnuts or pecans

Steps to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with foil. Spray with cooking spray.

  2. Spread the matzos in the pan in a single layer, breaking them to fit if necessary.

  3. Heat the butter or margarine and brown sugar in a medium saucepan to a boil. Pour evenly over matzo, spreading with a knife to make sure the matzo is well covered.

  4. Bake 10-15 minutes until the caramel is a golden brown. Turn off the oven, and remove the matzo.

  5. Sprinkle the chocolate chips evenly over the matzo. Return the matzo to the oven. Let it sit in the warm (turned off) oven for 2 minutes. Remove and spread the chocolate evenly with the back of a flat spatula or a knife. 

  6. Top with nuts, if using. Sprinkle with kosher salt.