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Apr 2, 2007 07:40 AM

Matzah Toppings

It's that time of year again and Happy Pesach to all.

In addition to the normal butter and salt, I was wondering what people put on Matzah in addition.

My favorite is peanut butter

Anyone else top matzah with stuff other than butter?

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  1. Cream cheese or Farmer cheese with cherry jam on my matzah

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    1. re: ciaogal

      Ciaogal, you're a woman after my own heart! Those are my faves with an occasional foray into cream cheese or farmer cheese with smoked salmon. My sister and I have a yearly tradition of finding and exchanging jars of kosher l'pesach cherry jam. With whole cherries, of course!

      1. re: KingsKetz

        My breakfast this morning! A Passover classic from my childhood - matzoh with Temptee Cream Cheese and Cherry Jam! Lunch today will be matzoh with Charoset and banana. I am bummed - I could not get any Pesadich cherry jam this year.

    2. I love all three, butter, salt and crunchy p.b. I also like butter and any cheese soft enough not to break the matzo. Gut Pesach to you as well.

      1. jams and jelly- sometimes honey

        1. I didn't think peanut butter was kosher for Passover.

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          1. re: CindyJ

            For more observant Jews it is not - but some of us more "relaxed" folks do not consider beans, corn, etc to be taboo.

            My husband likes matzah with butter & cinnamon/sugar in the toaster oven for breakfast.

            I just made Sephardic charoset for the first time - and it was SO good, I may be eating that on matzah for B, L, & D this week!!! We also used to eat sandwich stuff on matzah - mayo, turkey, lettuce, etc. Not such a fan in adulthood though.

            1. re: CindyJ

              Well, I know that CH doesn't like us to discuss the laws of kashrut (kosherness) but there have been recent "decisions" in Conservative judaism regarding peanuts, peanut butter and peanut oil being OK for Passover. I'm not sure about other movements however. As I understand it, peanuts are considered "kitniyot" or traditionally forbidden by some groups because historically they were one of the substances bread could be made from so there could be cross-contamination or confusion that was better to be avoided. But they're not "chometz" specifically. There's lots of info online which you'll find if you do a quick search.

            2. I actually put the PB on it & stick it in the toaster oven on light- it just melts the PB & is extra yummy (sometimes top with jelly after)!

              have done matzah pizza in the past
              also good with mustard & kosher salami

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              1. re: pamd

                Matzah pizza sounds good. Will have to give that a go this weekend.

                1. re: jfood

                  Matzoh pizza and matzoh grilled cheese are my two favorites. I only use processed american cheese for the matzo grilled cheese and stick it into an oven until the cheese is all bubbly and brown. Reminds me of my daily passover lunches growing up.

                  1. re: jfood

                    it's good, but be careful not to overdue the sauce or it's difficult to handle.