On the Seder plate and as a side dish.
is a very important part of the traditional Seder plate. It is
the fruit and nut mixture that symbolizes the bricks and mortar
with which the Jews worked as slaves in Egypt.
explains that this is the most common haroset made in the United
States. What makes it American is the pecans rather than the walnuts
or almonds used in Europe.
tablespoons sugar (about)
cup sweet wine
cup chopped pecans
Core and quarter the apples.
Put the apples in a food processor with the remaining ingredients.
Process in pulses, leaving a bit of a crunch to the mixture. Adjust
About 5 cups
This is very similar to the recipe that Doralee Patinkin Rubin,
mother of actor/singer Mandy Patinkin, makes at Passover with
her grandson. Change and/or add the ingredients here: 2 tablespoons
sugar or honey (about); one-half teaspoon ground cloves; one-half
ground ginger; 1 cup chopped pecans.