Passover Desserts

End your Passover meal on a sweet note with these delicious desserts. From cakes and fruit crisps to kugel, macaroons, tarts, and more, our Passover recipes will give you plenty of tasty dessert options.

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6 Inspired Passover Desserts

While it's true that flour isn't allowed in Passover dishes, it doesn't mean you can't create some stunning desserts. Think beyond traditional cakes, cookies, and pies--there are plenty of sweet treats that don't require leavening. Take, for example, our flourless chocolate cake.

Nutty Chocolate Matzo Crunch

Martha Stewart

This recipe for nutty chocolate matzo crunch is the perfect treat for Passover.

Poached Pears

The Food Channel

Honey, cinnamon and citrus combine to give these pears a sweet and fabulous flavor. This dish makes a lovely dessert for Passover celebrations.

Passover Sponge Cake

Family Circle

Apricot Hamantaschen

Better Homes and Gardens

These classic Jewish cookies are sweetened up with an apricot spread. They just so happen to be gluten-free, too!

Tropical Fruit Cobbler with Coconut Macaroon Topping

Food & Wine

Because they don't contain leavening (or dairy, which is prohibited at meat-based meals), coconut macaroon cookies are commonly served at seders. Adam Perry Lang wanted to play on the idea of a macaroon in this clever dessert, so he turned the cookie into a fluffy meringue with toasted coconut and ground almonds, which he then uses to top a juicy mixture of pineapple and mango.

Total: 2 hrs

Macaroon Pyramids


Crispy coconut cookies only get tastier after receiving a chocolate "skirt."

Noodle Kugel

Ladies' Home Journal
Total: 1 hr 15 mins

Black-and-White Coconut Macaroons

Betty Crocker

Prize-Winning Recipe 2009! Fancy enough for a black tie affair -- easy enough to make for an everyday cookie treat.

Total: 2 hrs 25 mins

Passover Chocolate Macaroons

Better Homes and Gardens

These macaroon drop cookies include the perfect mix of chocolate and coconut. This make ahead recipe is a deliciously easy Passover treat.

Passover Apricot Squares

Better Homes and Gardens

An "in-law of an in-law" created this Passover version of crumb cake recipe. The results are more like a cookie than cake.

Passover Mandel Bread

Family Circle

Matzo Brownies

Better Homes and Gardens

These brownies make a terrific dessert for a meat or dairy meal. Pareve (PAHR uh vuh), or neutral foods, such as eggs, are allowed, and margarine, if labeled pareve, is permitted.

Bittersweet Chocolate Walnut Meringue Kisses

Better Homes and Gardens

Try something new with this bittersweet chocolate kisses recipe. Combine egg whites, walnuts, chocolate and cream of tartar to create a delicious treat.

Holiday Tortes

Better Homes and Gardens

Without leavening, the cake tops remain fairly flat. If serving these tortes during Passover, check with local rabbinical authorities about the matzoh meal.

For Passover Dessert: Meringue Tarts with Lemon Cream and Fresh Strawberries

The Food Channel

A sweet and flourless finale to any meal, these ethereal meringues are elevated to great heights with dollops of lemon cream and adorned with fresh strawberries. These delicate tarts would make a delightful dessert for any Passover meal.

Pecan-Orange Macaroons

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Total: 27 mins
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