This matzo granola is so good and is a great way to use those matzo leftovers. The crumbled matzo replaces the typical rolled oats and becomes toasty and crunchy in the oven. Serve this matzo granola with your favorite yogurt, milk, fresh fruits, or straight out of the jar.
It is so easy to make and tailor to your tastes. You could take this recipe and add flavors like cinnamon, dried fruits, and nuts.
It makes a great Passover food gift that your friends and family will enjoy as a snack or over yogurt for breakfast. Handmade gifts are always special! Package it in a cute little jar, add a gift tag (I like to write down the recipe), and you’re all set.
Matzo: An unleavened cracker-like bread that is traditionally eaten on Passover.
Coconut oil: Oil helps make this granola crisp, and the coconut adds an irresistible flavor. If your coconut oil isn’t in liquid form, you’ll want to melt it in the microwave.
Date syrup or honey: For sweetness. You can substitute it with maple syrup or brown sugar.
Nuts: Use whichever nuts you have on hand or like best.
Who Doesn’t Love Granola? Ways to Use Matzo Granola
- Crunchy topping on yogurt
- Add milk and enjoy it like cereal
- Eat by the handful as an on-the-go Kosher for Passover snack
- Make a trail mix by adding nuts, dried fruits, and chocolate chip
- As a dessert over ice cream.
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- 2 1/2 matzo sheets crumbled into small pieces
- 1 cup (150 grams) of mixed unsalted nuts (I used almonds, pecans, cashews, and hazelnuts)
- 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
- a dash of salt
- 2 tablespoons (30 grams) coconut oil
- 1 tablespoon (10 grams) brown sugar
- 2 tablespoons (30 grams) honey or date syrup (Silan)
- Preheat the oven to 350°F/180°C. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- Mix the matzo, nuts, salt, and sesame seeds in a large bowl, then set aside.
- Place oil, sugar, and honey in a medium saucepan. Place over medium-low heat and cook until everything is melted and the mixture is well combined.
- Pour over the dry ingredients and stir until well combined.
- Spread the mixture evenly onto your prepared baking sheet and bake for 15-20 minutes, stirring and checking every 5-7 minutes.
- Remove from the oven when the granola is golden brown and let cool completely.
- Use your hands to break up any larger clusters. Store in an airtight container.