Chocolate Breakup

This traditional Passover treat layers matzoh boards with a butter and sugar mixture sprinkled with chocolate chips and walnuts.

Chocolate Breakup
Servings: 30 Yield: about 30 pieces Prep 10 mins Bake 350°F 15 mins Freeze 3 hrs


  • 4 matzoh boards (approximately)
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 stick butter or margarine
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 12 ounce bag semisweet chocolate chips (kosher for Passover)
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts

Make It

1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Cover a 15-1/2 x 10- inch jelly roll pan with nonstick foil.

2. Line the prepared jelly roll pan with the matzoh to form a single layer, breaking pieces as necessary to fit. Sprinkle with salt.

3. In a small saucepan, bring the butter or margarine and sugar to a boil. Pour mixture evenly over matzoh. Bake at 350 degrees F for 10 to 15 minutes or until matzoh is lightly browned.

4. Remove pan from oven and sprinkle with the chocolate chips. Working quickly, spread melting chips over matzoh. Sprinkle with the chopped nuts.

5. Freeze for 3 hours. Break up into 2-inch pieces to serve.