If you’re celebrating Passover, there is a good chance that you are already sick of matzah, but add some toffee and chocolate and it definitely becomes crave-worthy. This matzah candy couldn’t be any easier and it is seriously addictive. A bubbly mixture of brown sugar and butter is poured over sheets of matzah and baked in the oven for just a few minutes. Chocolate chips are dumped on top and instantly melt so that they are easily spread into a thin layer. I had fun swirling white chocolate on top, but you could also add chopped nuts or other small candies. After adding any toppings, the matzah candy hardens in the fridge and is ready to eat in under an hour!
As a dental student, I probably shouldn’t be promoting toffee, but it’s just too good not to share. I guess I should hand out toothbrushes along with it at my Passover seders. I had intended to share this last week, but unfortunately never got around to it. Hopefully it will help you get though the remaining days of the holiday, or at least make an appearance at your seder next year. If you don’t celebrate Passover and don’t have any matzah around, you can also make this with Saltines. It is just as delicious and a great treat all year round!
Chocolate Toffee Matzah Candy
Yield: one cookie sheet
About 5 sheets of matzah
1 cup unsalted butter, melted
1 cup light brown sugar
2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a cookie sheet with foil. Line entire sheet with matzah. On stove, melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat and add brown sugar. Boil and stir for 5 minutes. Pour mixture over matzah and spread evenly. Bake in the oven for 5 minutes.
Immediately after removing from the oven, sprinkle chocolate chips on top. After they have melted slightly (about 5 minutes), spread evenly with a spatula. If you want, swirl white chocolate on top and/or add any toppings. Refrigerate for about an hour and break into irregular pieces. Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to a few weeks.