Try this chocolate toffee matzo recipe for the Passover / Pesach festival. While only the basic matzo recipe that follows the dietary laws for the Passover / Pesach festival should be used during the Passover / Pesach Seder (with some exceptions, for instance, the infirm, elderly, and young children are exempt from this rule), for those who are less strictly observant, a chocolate toffee matzo recipe will most certainly excite the kids and is one of many variations of matzo recipes for kids. To be more specific, the following chocolate toffee matzo recipe produces a chocolate-covered toffee matzo (also spelled: matzoh, matza, matzah, motza; plural form: matzos, matzas, matzohs, matzahs, and motzas).

Chocolate Toffee Matzo Recipe (Preparation time: 10 minutes, plus 2 hours to chill; Cooking time: 5-10 minutes)

1 box matzo (15 pieces)
1 cup (2 sticks) butter (or substitute margarine to make it parve)
1 cup brown sugar
3 cups chopped chocolate or morsels (use non-dairy to make it Parve)
1 cup chopped nuts (optional)

Instructions for the Chocolate Toffee Matzo recipe:

  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees Fahrenheit (150 degrees Celsius or Centigrade).
  2. Line two or more cookie sheets with foil.
  3. Break matzo in half and arrange matzo on lined cookie sheets (It's OK if you overlap some of the matzos).
  4. Melt butter and sugar over low heat, stirring constantly.
  5. Pour over matzo and spread with spatula (It will not cover the matzo completely).
  6. Sprinkle chocolate over matzo.
  7. Bake for 5 minutes, or until chocolate melts (the morsels of chocolate might not look melted).
  8. Test with a spatula or knife to see if spreadable.
  9. Bake a few more minutes if still solid.
  10. Remove from oven; spread chocolate over matzo.
  11. Sprinkle with nuts.
  12. Put trays, uncovered, in freezer until hardened, about 2 hours.
  13. Break matzo in smaller, uneven pieces and store in zip-lock bags in freezer.

Makes 30 servings.

Nutrition Information Per Serving: Calories: 209; Percent of Calories from Fat: 4%; Protein: 2 grams; Carbohydrates: 27 grams; Fiber: 1 gram; Fat: 11 grams; Cholesterol: 16 milligrams; Sodium: 66 milligrams.

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