Briouats: Irresistible Moroccan Pastry Parcels

Dish recipes: Briouats

Embark on a culinary adventure with Briouats a delectable Moroccan treat that combines flaky pastry with sweet or savory fillings. Discover the art of crafting these irresistible pastry parcels that have been cherished in Moroccan households for generations.


1 lb Phyllo Dough (0.45 kg), thawed

1 cup Almonds, finely chopped

1/2 cup Powdered Sugar

1 tsp Ground Cinnamon

1/2 cup Unsalted Butter, melted

1 cup Honey

1 cup Ground Beef or Chicken (for savory Briouats)

Vegetable Oil for frying


Prepare the Filling:

For sweet Briouats, mix chopped almonds, powdered sugar, and ground cinnamon. For savory Briouats, cook and season ground beef or chicken.

Assemble the Pastry:

Lay out a sheet of phyllo dough and brush it lightly with melted butter. Place another sheet on top and repeat, creating a stack of 3-4 layers.

Add the Filling:

Spoon the desired filling along one edge of the phyllo stack.

Fold and Seal:

Fold the phyllo over the filling, creating a triangle. Continue folding in a triangle shape until you reach the end. Seal the edge with a bit of melted butter.

Fry or Bake:

Fry the Briouats in vegetable oil until golden brown, or bake in a preheated oven at 375°F (190°C) for 15-20 minutes.

Drizzle with Honey:

While still warm, drizzle honey over the Briouats for a sweet touch.


Serve these golden parcels as an appetizer, snack, or dessert. Briouats are a delightful addition to any Moroccan-inspired meal.

Briouats encapsulate the essence of Moroccan culinary finesse crispy layers embracing a symphony of sweet or savory flavors, creating a truly irresistible experience.