Quick & Easy Matzoh Brei

As far as Jewish foods go, I think we can all agree that matzoh is not really near the top of the list. Like, at all. When you have a culture that has given the world masterpieces like chicken soup, challah, pastrami, bagels, and babka... well, it's hard to get excited about eight days of eating giant, unflavored crackers. Enter matzoh brei.

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Matzoh Crack: Bread of Addiction

Matzoh Crack is a snack that I think most people have probably seen before in some iteration. You cover sheets of matzoh with molten caramel, and then from there you can go crazy with whatever additional toppings your heart desires, such as chocolate, nuts, or dried fruit. During the rest of the year, it can be made with saltines or Ritz crackers, but during Passover, Jews everywhere find a way to take a cracker called “The Bread of Affliction” and smother it in sugar. More like “Bread of Addiction,” am I right? This, perhaps, is where the name Matzoh Crack is derived from.

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