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The Chebakia (Arabic: شباكية‎) is a pastry of Moroccan origin[1] made of strips of dough rolled to resemble a rose, deep-fried until golden, then coated with a syrup made of honey and rosewater and sprinkled with sesame.

Alternative namesCheeroti
Place of originMorocco
Main ingredientsdough, honey and rosewater

Similar pastries include the Cartellate and the Fazuelos, though the latter is constructed differently, and is thinner and less dense.

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  • "Chebakia (Chebbakia, Halwa Shebakia, Mkharka) - Recipe for Fried Moroccan Sesame Cookies with Honey". Moroccan Food. Retrieved 2014-04-24.
  • "המתוקות הראשונות: משלוח מנות חגיגי". ynet. Retrieved 2014-04-24.