Recipe courtesy of Wayne Harley Brachman

Chocolate Matzo Farfel Haystacks

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  • Total: 1 hr 20 min
  • Prep: 30 min
  • Cook: 50 min
  • Yield: 2 dozen haystacks
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1 1/2 cups matzo farfel

5 ounces semisweet or bittersweet chocolate

1/4 cup toasted, shredded sweetened coconut

1/2 cup unsalted, roasted, peanuts coarsely chopped

1/2 cup dried cranberries, cherries or apricots, coarsely chopped


  1. In a 350-degree oven, toast the matzo farfel for 5 minutes to crisp up. In a completely dry bowl or double boiler set over barely simmering water, melt the chocolate. Mix in the farfel, coconut, peanuts and dried fruit. Form 1-inch haystacks of the mixture on a parchment lined cookie sheet and refrigerate for 1/2 hour to set. Serve chilled.