Halwa Chebakia: Moroccan Sesame Cookies with Honey The Spruce Eats
Halwa Chebakia (sometimes spelled chebbakia or shebakia) is a Moroccan sesame cookie which is shaped into a flower, fried and then coated with honey. Also known as mkharka, it's usually served during Ramadan and for special occasions. Chebakia are time-consuming to make. Most Moroccan women enlist the help of a sister, mother or friend for the preparation of a large quantity. Be sure to see the photo tutorial How to Make Chebakia if you've never made them before.