Matzo Bark: Easy Passover Dessert

It’s Passover week, so you must have a simple recipe for Matzo Bark. It’s not only super easy to prepare, but it’s rich and a lot goes a long way. Adults and kids will enjoy this as a Passover dessert or snack this holiday week. Feel free to make it with or without the almonds since it’s great both ways. Thank you to my friend Nancy who shared a version of this recipe with me and to my daughter Leigh, who did a great job making this for this blog post. Love you girl!

Matzo Bark

Cook Time:

15 minutes

Prep Times:

20 minutes


12 servings


4 sheets matzo
1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, cut into small pieces
1 cup packed dark-brown sugar
1 (12-ounce) package semisweet chocolate chips (2 cups)
Chopped almonds or pecans (optional)


1. Preheat oven to 250F.

2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper Place matzo in an even layer and set aside.

3. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium-low heat. Add brown sugar and immediately reduce temperature to low. Cook, stirring until sugar has completely dissolved and begins to bubble. Drizzle toffee over matzo, spreading to cover.

4. Transfer toffee-covered matzo to oven and bake 4 to 6 minutes or until toffee has a shiny sheen. Remove from oven and sprinkle with chocolate chips. Tent matzo with aluminum foil and let stand 10 minutes.

5. Remove foil and spread melted chocolate over matzo to cover; sprinkle with almonds, if desired. Transfer matzo to refrigerator and let chill at least 2 hours.

6. Break chilled matzo into pieces. It will keep in an airtight container for up to 4 days at room temperature.

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