Passover Granola Bars

Here’s a great Passover treat to enjoy with your morning coffee, or to send with your kids for a school snack. The granola bars are very soft, and benefit from being refrigerated.

makes 24 bars


  • 1 c. brown sugar
  • ½ c. butter, softened
  • ²/₃ c. almond butter
  • 2 tsp. almond extract
  • 3 c. matzo farfel
  • ¼ c. sesame seeds
  • ¼ c. sunflower seeds
  • ²/₃ c. slivered almonds
  • 1 c. dried cherries


  • peanut butter for almond butter
  • vanilla for almond extract
  • pecans for almonds



1. Preheat oven to 350°.
Lightly grease a 13˝ x 9˝ pan.

2. In a large bowl, mix together the brown sugar, butter, almond butter, and almond extract. Stir in the remaining ingredients and press it all into the prepared pan.

3. Bake for 25 minutes, or until lightly browned.

4. While warm, lightly score into bars; cut through when cool.

For many more passover recipes from my kitchen, please get the book Essential Passover from Scratch: Recipes and Stories from My Mother’s Kitchen

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