A simple recipe for this traditional Passover staple. I always make a great deal extra to munch on for days! Mixture will turn the appropriate shade of brown to look like the mortar which it represents. You can substitute sugar for the honey, if desired.

Bowl of Charoset
Prep Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
8 hrs
Total Time:
8 hrs 15 mins
10 servings


  • 2 Granny Smith apples, peeled and coarsely grated

  • 1 cup walnuts, finely ground

  • 2 tablespoons grape juice

  • 2 teaspoons honey

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  1. Mix apples, walnuts, grape juice, honey, and cinnamon together in a bowl. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate until chilled, 8 hours to overnight.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

98 Calories
8g Fat
7g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 98
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Sodium 1mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2g 5%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 2mg 8%
Calcium 16mg 1%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 89mg 2%

* 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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