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Lebanese Cheese Rolls (رقاقات بالجبنة, Rakakat Jibneh)

Lebanese Cheese Rolls (رقاقات بالجبنة, Rakakat Jibneh)

5 from 4 votes
Created by Mariam E.
These delicious Lebanese Cheese Rolls (رقاقات بالجبنة, Rakakat Jibneh) are made with 3 main ingredients, crispy on the outside and gooey on the inside.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Lebanese
Servings 12 pieces


  • 10 oz. Akawi cheese shredded or cut into 2 inch long pieces
  • 1 tbsp. toasted sesame seeds
  • 1 tbsp. parsley or mint chopped
  • 12 spring roll sheets
  • Canola or Vegetable Oil for frying
  • Water or egg wash for sealing


  • Shred the cheese, chop the parsley or mint.
  • Place in a bowl and add in the sesame seeds. Mix together to blend well.
  • Place a full tablespoon (normal spoon) of the cheese mix onto each spring roll sheet, rub the edges with some water or egg wash, nd then fold as shown in photos.
  • Heat the oil to medium-high heat and fry the spring rolls until they are golden. Typically not more than 3-5 minutes.
  • Remove and drain on a paper towel and serve while it's warm.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 120kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 40mg | Sodium: 199mg | Potassium: 30mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 176IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 182mg | Iron: 1mg
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