A delicious blend of fruit, nuts and wine and spice is a reminder of the mortar used by the Jews in the construction of buildings as slaves in ancient Egypt.

May be used as a topping for coffee cake or with chicken sausage for the Passover holidays, though it is wonderful throughout the year.

Central European Charoset
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Jewish
Serves: 4
  • 2 Red Delicious apples; peeled, cored, and coarsely chopped
  • 1 Cup coarsely-chopped walnuts
  • 2 Tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 Cup sweet Passover wine
  1. Combine apples, walnuts, honey and cinnamon in bowl and mix well.
  2. Add wine and mix well.
  3. Cover with plastic wrap and chill 1 hour.
This recipe yields about 2 1/2 Cups.

Recipe by Judy Zeidler, cookbook author and host of the Jewish Television Network's "Judy's Kitchen".
Nutrition Information
Serving size: Tablespoon Calories: 27 Fat: 2g Carbohydrates: 2g Sodium: 0mg Fiber: 0.17g Protein: 0g Cholesterol: 0g


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