Matzo brittle is a great Hanukkah treat that’s super easy to make. This recipe makes a lot, so you’ll have plenty to share. I’ve adapted a friend’s recipe as follows.
1 10.5-oz box of unsalted and/or egg matzo
3 sticks of butter
2 1/2 cups brown sugar
48 oz responsibly-sourced chocolate chips*
1. Cover two half-sheet pans with foil, leaving overhang for easy cleanup. Line the cookie sheet with matzo sheets (slight overlap is fine).
2. In a small saucepan, melt the butter with the brown sugar and bring to a boil. Pour the mixture over the matzos in both pans, and bake at 375 degrees for 8 minutes or until sugar mixture is slightly bubbly.
3. Sprinkle the chocolate chips over the matzos in both pans and place the pans back in the oven for two minutes so the chocolate can melt. Spread the chocolate out,* then place the pans in the refrigerator and let cool for at least one hour. Break into small pieces.
**The chocolate doesn’t have to be responsibly sourced, but read this Baby Toolkit post to find out why it should be. I was very happy to find bags of responsibly-sourced chocolate chips at Costco.
**At this point, you could sprinkle on some crushed mints or tiny silver nonpareils. It’s not in the traditional recipe, but would be pretty!