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Persian Haroset


  • Prep Time : 15 min
  • Ready Time : 15 min


8 s


  • 1/2 cup pecans
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 apple, peeled, halved and cored
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons sweet red wine
  • 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon cardamom (optional)
  • 1/2 cup almonds, coarsely chopped
  • 12 pitted dates, coarsely chopped
  • 1 pear
  • 1 banana
  • pine nuts (for garnish)



  1. Grind pecans with 2 tablespoons sugar in a food processor until fine. Grate apple on large holes of a garter into a bowl and add 2 tablespoons wine. Stir in ground nuts, spices, almonds and dates. Peel and finely dice pear and banana add to bowl. Taste and add more sugar or if, if desired.
  2. To serve, spread on a plate dish and decorate with pine nuts.





One Response to Persian Haroset

  1. Persian haroset is my go-to. Mine’s a little different — we can’t eat bananas or pecans, but this sounds delicious.

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