Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

Like a cross between a popover and a nutty doughnut, this hits the spot for a Passover morning treat or could be filled with a creamy custard for a cream puff dessert.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. In a large sauce pan, heat water, butter or oil, salt and sugar to a boil.
  3. Remove from heat and add vanilla and cinnamon.
  4. Stir in matzo meal and pecans until it forms a ball.
  5. Add eggs to the dough mixture, beating thoroughly after each one.
  6. Drop onto greased cookie sheets (makes 24 buns).
  7. Bake for 25-30 minutes, bottoms and tops should be lightly browning. (Switch pans on racks at 15 minutes in oven if they appear uneven.).
  8. Remove from oven and dust immediately with powdered sugar.

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