21 Passover Desserts to Try This Year

passover chocolate torte and slice
Photo: Katherine Martinelli

Satisfy your sweet tooth during Passover with these recipes. With ingredients like matzo meal, ground nuts, and potato starch, you can make absolutely delicious desserts all week long. Looking for an impressive flourless cake to serve at your Seder? Try Safta Miriam's Passover Seven Layer Cake or this Passover Chocolate Torte. How about quick cookies to please your whole family? It doesn't get easier than these Passover Chocolate Chip Cookies or these traditional Coconut Macaroons. No matter what you're looking for, you'll find a new favorite in this collection of Passover desserts.

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Chocolate-Covered Matzo

Chocolate Covered Matzo
Photo by Snacking in The Kitchen.

Looking for something to do with leftover matzo? Try this simple dessert, made with only four ingredients: matzo boards, chocolate chips, butter, and brown sugar.

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Passover Banana Coffee Cake

Passover Banana Coffee Cake

This brown sugar- and cinnamon-topped banana cake works perfectly for breakfast and dessert (it's also great warm or cold). Matzo cake meal makes it perfect for Passover.

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Passover Chocolate Chip Cookies

Passover Chocolate Chip Cookies

Made with matzo cake meal and potato starch, recipe creator SANDI says these easy cookies "are almost as good as what you can make the other 358 days of the year."

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Passover Chocolate Sponge Cake

Passover Chocolate Sponge Cake

You can make this perfect-for-Passover sponge cake with only four ingredients you probably already have on hand: semisweet chocolate, eggs, sugar, and ground almonds.

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Passover Sponge Cake

Passover Sponge Cake

"This is this first sponge cake that I have made that has actually come out perfect," raves reviewer SUSAN1961. "Great directions, easy to follow, easy to make. Wonderful taste."

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Passover Apple Cake

Passover Apple Cake
Deborah Anne Breo-Donohue

Here's a traditional Passover dessert that will fit in perfectly on your Seder table. "It's the best apple cake you'll ever taste," according to recipe creator Shelley Ross.

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Safta Miriam's Passover Seven Layer Cake

Safta Miriam's Passover Seven Layer Cake

"The best Passover cake I have ever had," says reviewer Arielle. "I would even make it during the rest of the year. Also it tastes AMAZING if you add you use a little bit of a chopped chocolate bar like chocolate chips."

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Passover Chocolate Cheesecake

A chocolate cheesecake decorated with powdered sugar and white and dark chocolate with a Star of David stencil

What makes this rich and decadent chocolate cheesecake so special? Its crumb crust, which is made with crushed chocolate macaroon cookies. If you don't have any macaroons on hand, use ground walnuts.

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Passover Iced Lemon Loaf

Passover Iced Lemon Loaf

"This delicious non-dairy Passover dessert can be made year-round, just swap out the flours," says recipe creator Talia Kornfeld. "This was such a hit at my Seder that everyone swore I had cheated and used real flour!"

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Passover (Pesach) Brownies

Passover Brownies
Passover (Pesach) Brownies | Photo by Linda T.

Believe it or not, you only need six ingredients for these quick and easy brownies: eggs, sugar, vegetable oil, matzo cake meal, unsweetened cocoa powder, and walnuts.

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Passover Chocolate Torte

passover chocolate torte and slice
Katherine Martinelli

"Garnish with a sprinkle of sugar and some strawberries," advises recipe creator NIBLETS. "The center will be a little fudgy tasting! There are never any leftovers to worry about."

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Jewish Apple Cake from Bubba's Recipe Box

Jewish Apple Cake from Bubba's Recipe Box

This is "the best Jewish Apple Cake out there (it was handed down to me by my grandmother)," says recipe creator Janyce. "I've been making this cake for 37 years now. It is a foolproof recipe and a sure crowd-pleaser."

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Coconut Macaroons

close up of Coconut Macaroons

These award-winning coconut macaroons have more than 1,000 five-star reviews from satisfied Allrecipes users. They come together quickly with just five easy-to-find ingredients.

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Easy Flourless Chocolate Cake

Easy Flourless Chocolate Cake in purple dish
Buckwheat Queen

"This will impress any guests you entertain and you don't have to tell them how easy it was," according to recipe creator level01. "Serve with chocolate ganache and raspberry sauce."

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Chocolate-Covered Strawberries

A square white plate of chocolate-coated strawberries drizzled with white chocolate
Cathy Van de Moortele

It doesn't get easier than classic and elegant chocolate-covered strawberries. For this recipe, you only need three ingredients: strawberries, chocolate, and shortening.

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Apple Matzo Kugel

Apple Matzo Kugel

Look no further for a versatile recipe that can serve as a breakfast, a snack, side dish, or a dessert. "This is going to be a mainstay for our household during the winter holidays," says reviewer Patricia Silpe.

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Classic French macarons are made with finely ground almonds instead of flour, so they are perfect for Passover. Developed by a baker's apprentice through "much trial-and-error," you can't go wrong with this recipe.

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Meringue Cookies

Meringue Cookies

Did you know you only need two ingredients (egg whites and confectioners' sugar) to make light and airy meringues? This classic French cookie is never a bad idea.

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2-Ingredient Strawberry Sorbet

2-Ingredient Strawberry Sorbet
Eysa H.

Make this easy sorbet with only frozen strawberries and sweetened condensed milk. This easy and flavorful dessert is a cool, refreshing end to any meal.

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Flourless Fudge Cookies

Flourless Fudge Cookies
House of Aqua

"Loved these," says five-star reviewer sue. "Made them for a tailgate and they were a big hit with the college crowd. They held together well. Crispy on the outside and chewy chocolate on the inside."

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Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies

Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies with chocolate fudge stripes

Even though it comes together with only three ingredients (peanut butter, sugar, and an egg), this recipe is a user favorite — it has almost 2,000 five-star reviews.

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