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 the seasoning.
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.