Tuesdays with Dorie DC: Matzo Morsels

April 2, 2019 at 8:19 am | Posted in cookies & bars, DC, groups, sweet things, tuesdays with dorie | 4 Comments
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matzo morsels

If I buy a box of matzo breads, I’m usually putting tuna salad on top of them or turning them into matzo brie. Well, now I can make cookies out of matzo, too! Actually these Matzo Morsels are almost more candy than cookie, with no baking required. Melted butter and chocolate bind together crumbled matzo, plumped dried fruit (I used cherries) and chocolate chips (I used chopped white chocolate) into tasty little globs of crunch and chew. I had some déjà vu while making these and then I realized they are almost identical to the Desert Roses from BCM we did a couple of years ago, but with crushed matzos standing in for the cornflakes. No wonder I reached for the exact same mini muffin cups to put them in! I found they were easier to scoop and kept a better shape when I let the mix sit on the counter for about five minutes before portioning them.

For the recipe, see Dorie’s Cookies by Dorie Greenspan. Don’t forget to check out the rest of the TWD Blogroll!


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  1. Good tips and I did wonder if these might be like the Desert Roses! I can’t wait to make them!

  2. I am glad you liked these, they were a hit when I made them last year. Chocolate makes everything taste good:)

  3. Nice! I love them in the cups. I’ve got my morsels in the freezer for Easter and I’m going to borrow your idea and put them in some foil candy cups I have hidden in a drawer somewhere.

  4. I have made crack toffee with matzo before. These remind me of chocolate crackles.

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