Passover Mandelbread

Delicious mandelbread/biscotti that come out crispy and sweet every time. Great for Passover, but do not taste like a Passover recipe.

Prep Time:
25 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Additional Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 35 mins
18 pieces


  • 1 ½ cups matzo cake meal

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • ¾ cup potato starch

  • 3 eggs

  • ¼ cup chocolate chips, or to taste (Optional)

  • ¼ cup chopped walnuts, or to taste (Optional)

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon sugar, or to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a baking sheet.

  2. Stir matzo cake meal, sugar, potato starch, eggs, chocolate chips, walnuts, and lemon juice together to make a dough.

  3. Divide the dough into thirds. Shape each piece of dough into a log and place on the prepared baking sheet.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until browned, about 30 minutes.

  5. Remove logs from oven and cut into slices.

  6. Arrange the slices on the baking sheet; sprinkle with cinnamon sugar.

  7. Return to oven and bake until the mandelbread are browned and crisp, about 10 more minutes. Turn the mandelbread after 5 minutes to crisp both sides.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

123 Calories
3g Fat
24g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 18
Calories 123
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 3%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Cholesterol 31mg 10%
Sodium 13mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 24g 9%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 13g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 1mg 4%
Calcium 10mg 1%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 40mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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