Charoset with apples, walnuts and spices has a special meaning for the Passover holiday. It represents mortar used for brickmaking when the Israelites were in Egypt. The sweetness represents freedom.
Total time 15 minutes plus chilling. Serves 6.
3 Medium gala or fuji apples, peeled and finely chopped
1/2 C finely chopped walnuts, toasted
2 tbls sweet red wine or grape juice
2 tbls sugar
1 tsp ground cinnamon
Matzo crackers, optional
In a large bowl, toss apples and walnuts with wine. Mix sugar and cinnamon: sprinkle over apple mixture and toss to combine. Refrigerate, covered, 1 hour before serving.
CELEBRATE THE SEASON
by Lisa Schoenfeld
MOMMY'S TIME OUT