Delicious Eats

Turtle Bars

This year, start a new Passover tradition by enjoying compassionate, plant-based recipes! These decadent Turtle Bars from our friends at Jewish Vegetarians of North America are a perfect Passover treat to share with your loved ones (though once you try them, you’ll want them all year round!).


1 piece matzo

2/3 cup vegan butter

3⁄4 cup brown sugar

1 1⁄2 cups pecans (chopped)

1 pinch salt

1 cup dairy-free chocolate chips

1/4 cup extra pecans for garnish (optional)


Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees

Line a baking tray with baking paper

Place matzo in the tray

Melt the butter, brown sugar, 1 1/2 cup pecans, and salt in a sauce pan

Bring to a boil, lower heat, and let cook for 2 minutes

Pour mixture on the piece of matzo and bake at 350 degrees for 1 minute

Take out of oven and sprinkle with chocolate chips

Return to oven for 2 more minutes

Remove from oven and spread melted chocolate on top of the pecan mixture

Sprinkle with remaining pecans

Cut while hot

Let cool and share