**UPDATED FOR 2024** Get Your FREE Passover Cheatsheet | The 67 Products that DON’T Need a Special KLP Hechsher!

**THE LIST HAS BEEN UPDATED FOR 2024 (as of 4/1/24)

Get my handy-dandy Passover Cheatsheet with the 67 items that do not require special KLP certification!

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One of the best – and easiest – ways to save money this time of year is by buying the same products you buy year-round, rather than paying a massive mark-up on specialty KLP products.

Of course, you can’t do this with everything, since many products DO require special KLP certification. But you can do it with a whole lot of items! And when you have to buy all new everything once a year, a little bit of savings can add up real quickly.

And yet, every single year, I find myself standing in the middle of the grocery store, looking for some wifi coverage, so I can Google, “Does granulated sugar need a special KLP hechsher?”


Assuming I’m not the only one (hey! It’s hard to remember this stuff from one year to the next!), I refreshed this handy dandy Pesach Cheatsheet with the 67 food & non-food items that do not require a special Passover hechsher.

Obviously, I am not a rabbi, so I do not personally decide what items should — and should not — be on this list. Rather, I meticulously combed through the OU and Star-K Guides and am sharing their information in a consolidated format.

Standards vary by community and I certainly am not trying to provide a definitive guide for the entire Jewish world. I just want to make your life a little easier!

As always, please for the love of all that is holy, if something doesn’t sound “kosher” to you, ask your local rabbi. This is a one-pager for your convenience; it is not an authoritative halachic treatise!

Last but not least, please keep in mind that all of these FREE Passover guides I create are a gift for my wonderful KOAB email subscribers. Thank you for wanting to share them with your friends and family. To do so, please send them to a link to this post so they can sign up and get a copy of their own. Please respect my copyright and do not screen-grab-and-share.

(Sorry for the whole soap box speech above, but after my Trader Joe’s Guide getting screen-grabbed, shared and shredded for being “inaccurate” by some very uncharitable people on Facebook the other day, I’m feeling a bit defensive of my work here on KOAB.)

Phew! All that said….

Give me your email address here and I’ll send the 2024 Updated Passover Cheatsheet to your inbox right away.

If you’re starting to feel that pre-Pesach stress, I highly recommend that you take a deep breath and then check out my updated Guide to a Stress-Free Passover.


  1. Thank you so much for this helpful list.

  2. Thank you! Baruch HaShem!

  3. Deborah Sherman says


  4. it’s not working

    • Mara Strom says

      Can you tell me at which stage in the process you are having trouble, so I can help? What exactly isn’t working for you?

  5. I put in my email address,push “yes I want it” and nothing happens.

    • Mara Strom says

      Tam – Please check your inbox. You should have an email from me, with instructions on how to approve your subscription and then download the file. If you don’t get it, please feel free to email me and I will check on my end that you’re in the system. mara @ kosheronabudget.com.

  6. Sara Goldberg says

    I am not able to print the list. What am I doing wrong?

  7. Thank you for the list, but I am not able to print it. I’m subscribed to your newsletter, and received the link to the blog post via email, but nothing that allows me to print the (incredibly useful and well-designed) chart!

  8. susan LEVIN says

    nothing happens when I hit YES I WANT IT

    • Mara Strom says

      Susan, please email me at mara @ kosheronabudget.com and I can check what’s going on. It sounds like you’re already subscribed to KOAB.

  9. I know this doesn’t apply to everyone, but, baby formula!

  10. Nothing happens when I put in my email address and click “Yes, I want it!” I already get your emails, but I haven’t gotten anything since Monday, March 5. Please send it to me: helene.jay@verizon.net

    Shabbat Shalom and Shavua Tov

    • Mara Strom says

      Helene — According to the email service provider, your email address is currently “undeliverable”, which means you mean need to “whitelist” feedblitz@mail.feedblitz.com to get mail from me. In the meantime, I am forwarding this email to you from my personal email (kosheronabudget @ gmail.com) right now.

  11. I’m having the same problem as Malka Bracha Safrin and “Helene” – won’t accept my email address. I’ve disabled my pop up blocker and ad blocker, but still won’t accept. Please send to me at bstrashungmail dot com. Thank you and Shabbat Shalom!(or shavua tov I guess by the time you see this!)I am also already subscribed to your emails.

    • Mara Strom says

      Hi Barbara – Shavua tov! I am sorry it was giving you issues! I just manually subscribed you to the list. Check your email, as you will have an activation email from me to confirm your subscription (if you don’t see it right away, try your spam box!)

  12. Bracha Silverstone says

    You say the list is from the OU 2018 Guide for Passover. When I looked up Meat and Poultry in the OU 2018 Guide for Passover, I found a specific list of companies and types of meat/poultry from each of those brands that are ok without Passover certification but I do not see a general statement about kosher certified meat and poultry in its original packaging not needing Passover certification. Can you point me to where I can find that general statement?

  13. Do you know how many of these are applicable to Israel as well?

  14. What about spices? Need passover hashhacha or not?

  15. Thanks, Friend!!

    I do love the entire paragraph “please for the love….”

  16. B. Lerner says

    Hi Mara. According to the OU, this year white granulated sugar does need a kosher for Passover symbol.

    • Mara Strom says

      Hi B! Thank you for your comment! Actually last year they advised a KLP hechsher on sugar, as well. The Star-K, however, still says it’s fine without a P. Def ask your rav if you have any concerns! ~ Mara

  17. Thank you for your hard work, valuable work, and greatly appreciated work.

  18. You’re the best! I’m sorry that happened to you on Facebook! Thank you so much for always being so kind and wanting to help us! Chag Kasher V’Sameach!! <3

  19. Jonathan says

    Definitely makes things easier every year. Have you ever thought of publishing (either on this page or on the cheat sheet itself) a list of what changed since the previous year?

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