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Categories: Desserts, Sauces and Condiments

Yemenite Charoset

Yemenite Charoset
Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

You can make an unusual dessert from this recipe by rolling charoset into 1-inch balls and dropping the balls into 8 ounces of melted semi-sweet chocolate. Smooth over, then refrigerate until firm. Read more

Total time: 15 minutes | Makes 1 1/2 cups
  • 1 cup pitted, chopped dates
  • 1/2 cup chopped dried figs
  • 1/3 cup sweet Passover wine
  • 3 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • Ground coriander
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 tablespoons matzo meal or Passover potato starch

Step 1Blend dates, figs and wine in bowl of food processor. Transfer to bowl, add sesame seeds, ginger, dash coriander, cayenne and matzo meal and mix thoroughly.

Each tablespoon:
40 calories; 1 mg sodium; 0 cholesterol; 1 gram fat; 9 grams carbohydrates; 0 protein; 0.42 gram fiber.
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