Matzo Pie


1 ¼ Manischewitz's Matzos
½ cup shortening
yolks of 3 hard-boiled eggs
1 cup sugar
1 tsp. salt
2 raw eggs
grated rind of 1 lemon
¼ tsp. nutmeg
1 cup Manischewitz's Matzo Meal
3 apples (medium size)
1 tsp. lemon juice
½ cup chopped nuts
1/3 cup sugar mixed with 1 tsp. cinnamon


Soak the matzos in water for 10 minutes, then squeeze out excess moisture. Cream the shortening, add matzos, and stir until thoroughly blended. Mash the yolks of the 3 hard-boiled eggs with a fork until they have crumb-like appearance; add then to the mixture, then the cup of sugar, salt, and the 2 raw eggs, well-beaten. Add the grated lemon rind, nutmeg, and last, the matzo meal, stirring the batter thoroughly as each ingredient is added.

Cube the apples, then moisten them with the lemon juice. Grease a large pie pan, spread half the batter, put over it the apples, and sprinkle them with mixed-sugar-and-cinnamon, and chopped nuts. Spread on top the other half of the batter, dipping spoon in melted fat to keep the batter from sticking to spoon. Bake in a moderate oven 30 to 40 minutes. This recipe may be varied by using 1 lb. cooked prunes, which have been mashed to a pulp for the filling.

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