Matzo 'Crack' To Meringue: 8 Easy-To-Make Passover Desserts

04/09/2017 08:30 am ET Updated Apr 09, 2017

End your seder on a sweet note and impress your family — without spending all day in the kitchen. All of these easy desserts are kosher for Passover and just as good, if not better, than their starchier counterparts. Happy Passover!

Made with matzo crackers, toffee, melted chocolate, pecans and sea salt, this treat originally created by Marcy Goldman from BetterBaking.com is quite possible the best Passover dessert ever invented. It’s called ‘crack’ because it’s insanely addictive (get it? crack-ers). GET THE RECIPE

A pavlova is a cake-shaped meringue with a marshmallowy center and crisp outer shell, usually topped with whipped cream and fresh fruit. In this version, cocoa powder and chocolate are folded into the meringue — which make it deliciously fudgy — and creamy mascarpone cheese is added to the whipped topping. GET THE RECIPE

Adapted from The Perfect Scoop by David Lebovitz, this dessert tastes like banana bread in ice cream form. And the beauty of banana ice cream is that it’s naturally low in fat — the thick texture of the puréed bananas makes it incredibly rich and creamy without the addition of eggs or heavy cream. GET THE RECIPE

No flour, no butter and yet these are delicious chocolate cookies — delicate and crisp on the exterior and rich and fudgy on the interior. GET THE RECIPE

This is one of my favorite fruit salads, and it’s such a nice change of pace from the standard mix of pre-cut fruit from the supermarket. You’ll want to drink the syrup straight from the bowl! GET THE RECIPE

I’ve tried dozens of coconut macaroon recipes over the years and these are my favorite. They’re delicious plain but even better dipped in dark chocolate. GET THE RECIPE

A rich, fudgy slab of flourless chocolate cake topped with a light marshmallowy meringue — this cake is as impressive to look at as it is delicious to eat! GET THE RECIPE

“Forget” about these meringue cookies in the oven overnight — letting them cook ever so slowly — and wake up to the lightest, most irresistibly simple chocolate chip cookies you could imagine. GET THE RECIPE

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