Passover Turtle Bars


The recipe for these particularly decadent turtle bars comes to Jewish Veg from Rena Reich and her e-cookbook Vegan Start Passover Cookbook. The truth is it really is a pity to only eat them one week a year.
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Prep time
15 minutes
Cooking time
5 minutes
Total time
20 minutes


1 piece matzo
10 tablespoons
vegan butter
3⁄4 cups
brown sugar
1 1⁄2 cup
pecans (chopped)
1 pinch
1 cup
chocolate chips
3 tablespoons
slivered almonds


1. Line a pan with baking paper
2. Place matzo in the pan
3. Melt the butter, down sugar, pecans, and salt in a sauce pan
4. Bring to a boil, lower heat, and let cook for 2 minutes
5. Pour mixture on the piece of matzo and able at 350 degrees for 1 minute
6. Take out of oven and sprinkle with chocolate chips
7. Return to oven for 2 more minutes
8. Remove from oven and spread chocolate on the pecan mixture
9. Sprinkle with almonds
10. Cut while hot
11. Let cool and share


I don't even bother with a bowl to mix these in. Everything can be mixed in a sauce pan.

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