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9 Desserts You Won’t Believe Are Kosher for Passover

Some things are too delicious to give up for a whole week. Luckily, you might not have to let go cold turkey. Read on for our all-time favorite, too-good-to-be-true Passover dessert recipes. 

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Raspberry Macaroons in Chocolate Shells

With a hint of salt, sweet-tart fresh raspberries, and just the right amount of crunch, these bite-sized coconut macaroons are a Passover upgrade. Your kids can even help decorate them with edible gold leaf, toasted coconut, or sanding sugar.

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Matzo S'Mores

We're not suggesting you change your typical campfire recipe this summer, by any means. But on Pesach, when the mere mention of graham crackers is taboo, this s'mores variation will feel far from sacrilegious.

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Chocolate Passover Cookies

An unleavened dessert that's still deliciously light and airy -- pinch us! Here's the secret: Fluffy egg whites (beat to perfection!) are folded into a rich dark chocolate batter.

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Chocolate Cake with Espresso Glaze

Decadent, indeed. This rich flourless cake is magnificent all on its own, but serve each slice alongside a warm espresso-chocolate glaze and it becomes downright irresistible.

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Flourless Chocolate-Almond Torte with Cherry Preserves and Kirsch Meringue

With chocolate, almonds, and a touch of cherry-flavored liqueur, it's no wonder we think this recipe should be celebrated all year long. And have no fear when it comes to the dreamy meringue topping. If you don't have a kitchen torch, the broiler will work just fine. 

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Profiteroles with Whipped Coconut Cream and Caramelized Bananas

A French dessert classic made with matzo meal? Yes, please. These profiteroles are filled with a smooth coconut cream and sticky-sweet caramelized bananas.

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Chocolate Chip Cookies for Passover

They may look and taste just like "regular" chocolate chip cookies, but don't be fooled. This recipe combines matzo meal and farfel with brown sugar, toasted walnuts, and semisweet chocolate chips for a dessert that's both kosher and deliciously familiar.

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Almond-Coconut Tart

Here, colorful berries sit atop a tantalizing almond tart made with shredded coconut and tangy apricot jam.

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Flourless Apple-Pecan Torte

Red apples cooked in wine flavor this elegant, understated cinnamon-pecan cake. No need to shield your eyes: It's made with matzo cake meal.

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Rebekah Lowin

Rebekah Lowin is a writer and on-camera host who aims to create smart, beautiful content for real people. A graduate of Columbia University, she currently lends her lifestyle expertise to national magazines, develops recipes, entertaining, and DIY crafting content for MarthaStewart.com and FabFitFun, and can be seen as a host of Spoon University and Food Network's Snapchat Discover...

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