Education.com
Try
Brainzy
Try
Plus

Haroset

Haroset Activity

based on 1 rating
See more activities in: Second Grade, Passover

Haroset, or Charoset, is a staple treat of Passover. It is a paste of fruit and nuts that is served spread over matzah--a cracker-like flatbread made of flour. The food is meant to symbolize the mortor used by Isrealites to bond bricks during their enslavement in Ancient Egypt. It's a great way to remember and celebrate Jewish culture and history, and it also makes a healthy and tasty snack for kids.

What You Need:

  • 1 cup of dates (pitted)
  • 1/2 cup of dried apricots
  • 1/2 cup pecans
  • 1/2 cup almonds
  • 2 cups of fresh apples (peeled and cut)
  • 1/2 cup of juice (apple or orange Juice)

What You Do:

  1. Process all ingredients in a food processor. It should have a pasty texture. Add the liquids gradually to prevent the concoction from becoming too runny.
  2. Serve on a matzah bread (during the holiday) or serve with toasted bread or crackers at any other times.
Updated on Jan 15, 2014
Printable Workbooks from Education.com
Find a printable workbook to go along with this fun activity. See Workbooks
See more activities in: Second Grade, Passover
Add your own comment
Recommended Learning Products
Trust Education.com to find smart things kids love
Unlimited Workbooks and Worksheets
90% of Students Understand Concepts Better Since Using PLUS
Unlimited Library of Children's Books
Over 750 stories at your fingertips
Make Math Practice Fun and Engaging
Interactive Math Lessons for Elementary School Students