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A bowl of charoset served with matzo and garnished with mint.


This charoset recipe is a blend of apples, walnuts and honey, all mixed together to make a sweet spread that's an essential part of any Passover meal. Charoset is quick and easy to make, and is always a big hit with family and friends.
Course Side
Cuisine Jewish
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Chilling Time 30 minutes
Total Time 51 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 153kcal
Author Sara Welch


  • 4 cups apples shredded or finely diced
  • 1 cup toasted walnuts finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup sweet red wine such as Manischewitz


  • Place all of the ingredients in a large bowl. Stir until thoroughly combined.
  • Cover the bowl and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes or up to 8 hours. Serve with matzo crackers if desired.



Calories: 153kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 131mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 34IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 1mg