For people of the Jewish faith, Passover is a time of religious significance. Eating matzo – also known as matzah or unleavened bread products – is one way to remember that Passover and celebrate Jewish heritage. These recipes use matzo in kid-friendly dishes like granola and grilled cheese. Finish your meal off with matzo s’mores or chocolate caramel matzo.
The recipe is easy to make – simply toss together crushed matzo, nuts, safflower oil, brown sugar, honey and salt. Bake. Stir in dried fruit. Serve to smiling kiddos.
Find the recipe from Martha Stewart.
You can use matzo in place of bread to make matzo grilled cheese. Brush butter on the matzo and place cheddar cheese in between pieces before putting the entire sandwich into a panini press.
Get the recipe from Yum Sugar.
The folks at What Jew Wanna Eat remind you that Matzo Pizza is the best part of Passover, and the recipe for two kinds of pizza will keep kids smiling.
Get the recipe at What Jew Wanna Eat.
Layer matzo pieces instead of pasta sheets to make this matzo lasagna. Use marinara, ricotta cheese, spinach, and a combination of Parmesan and mozzarella cheeses to complete the dish.
Find the recipe at Albion Cooks.
Break out the marshmallows! Here’s a fun way to craft matzo into something marvelous for your kids. These matzo s’mores are prepared more like brownies than your campfire variety. But they capture all the flavor of this classic dessert.
Find the yummy recipe at Serious Eats.
These chocolate caramel matzo pieces taste more like some kind of toffee candy. Matzos are layered on a cookie sheet then draped with homemade caramel followed by chocolate. Add your favorite toppings like coconut, pecans or even sprinkles.
Get your chocolate fix at Zoe Bakes.
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This article originally published on April 8, 2020. It has been updated with the most recent information.