24 Ways to Make Irresistible Egg Rolls

Jalapeno Bacon Cheese Egg Rolls
Pictured: Jalapeno Bacon Cheese Egg Rolls. Photo: Shamrock Farms

Egg rolls are a staple of Chinese-American cuisine that began appearing on menus in the early 20th century. A favorite for takeout joints, restaurants, and home cooks alike, sturdy egg roll wrappers are perfect for housing combinations of seafood, pork, cabbage, bean sprouts, and more. If you want to stray from traditional Asian flavors, you can make unique recipes like Cheeseburger Egg Rolls or Jalapeño Bacon Cheese Egg Rolls, or even satisfy your sweet tooth by cooking up a dessert egg roll. No matter which recipe you choose, you're sure to enjoy a crunchy treat.

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Awesome Egg Rolls

Awesome Egg Rolls
Melissa Goff

If you want a copycat of the classic Chinese takeout egg roll, then this is the recipe for you. Feel free to use shredded pork or chicken in place of the suggested shrimp.

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Steak and Cheese Egg Rolls

Steak and Cheese Egg Rolls
Soup Loving Nicole

Contain all the gooey goodness of a steak and cheese sandwich in these convenient egg rolls. They're perfect for serving during a game day party, or when you're craving Asian-fusion.

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Cindi's Egg Rolls

Cindi's Egg Rolls
abapplez

If you're short on time, these tasty egg rolls can be sped up by substituting shredded bagged coleslaw for the recipe's cabbage and carrots. "Very good recipe! The rolls were easy to make." says user Dave Flynn.

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The Cheesecake Factory® Avocado Egg Rolls

The Cheesecake Factory® Avocado Egg Rolls
Soup Loving Nicole

There's no need to pay restaurant prices when you can recreate The Cheesecake Factory® Avocado Egg Rolls at home. The filling's key ingredients are avocado, sun dried tomatoes, and cilantro for a south-of-the-border vibe.

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Cha Gio Vietnamese Egg Rolls

Cha Gio Vietnamese Egg Rolls
bd.weld

If you can't get enough of this Vietnamese version of egg rolls, then you're in luck. According to the recipe creator, these freeze well for easy storing. "This has to be one of my favorite meals of all time." says user bd.weld.

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Air Fryer Egg Rolls

Air Fryer Egg Rolls
Yoly

Enjoy all the crunchy texture of traditional egg rolls with less oil and calories thanks to using the air fryer. The filling is southwest inspired, containing black beans, cheese, chiles, and more.

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Quick and Easy Peach Pie Egg Rolls with Raspberry Sauce

Quick and Easy Peach Pie Egg Rolls with Raspberry Sauce
SunnyByrd

Egg rolls aren't just for appetizers! By stuffing the wrappers with a spiced peach filling, and serving with a drizzle of raspberry sauce, you'll have a unique dessert that will dazzle guests.

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Irish Egg Rolls

Irish Egg Rolls
Melissa Goff

A great use for leftover corned beef, or a unique St. Patrick's Day dish, these Irish-themed egg rolls are bursting with flavor. Users suggest serving it with a side of mustard, horseradish sauce, or Thousand Island for dipping.

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Southwestern Egg Rolls with Avocado Cilantro Sauce

Southwestern Egg Rolls with Avocado Cilantro Sauce
Allrecipes Trusted Brands

Creamy and slightly spicy cilantro sauce is what makes these southwestern egg rolls stand out. With a hearty filling of avocado, corn, and black beans, it's also a vegetarian-friendly dish.

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Best Egg Rolls

Best Egg Rolls
kacycook

Shredded veggies and ground pork combine to be the base for these hearty egg rolls. "They were fantastic and very easy to put together!" says user Vicky Gunkel.

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Jalapeño Bacon Cheese Egg Rolls

Jalapeno Bacon Cheese Egg Rolls
Pictured: Jalapeno Bacon Cheese Egg Rolls. Shamrock Farms

With all the flavor of bacon-wrapped jalapeño poppers, but the bonus of a crispy crust, these egg rolls are sure to be a hit at your next party.

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Stuffed Pickle Egg Rolls

Stuffed Pickle Egg Rolls
Soup Loving Nicole

If fried pickles and crab rangoon had a baby, this would be the delicious offspring of their marriage. Creamy crab salad is tucked into a tangy pickle before being wrapped and deep fried for a crunchy exterior.

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Jan's Simple and Tasty Egg Rolls

Jan's Simple and Tasty Egg Rolls
Molly

For when you're craving egg rolls but don't want a laundry list of ingredients, this fuss-free recipe will check all your boxes. User Chef Chen says, "My friends say they're the best egg rolls they've ever had!"

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Chicken Fajita Egg Rolls

Chicken Fajita Egg Rolls
Soup Loving Nicole

Chicken, bell peppers, and onions combine in a crunchy egg roll wrapper for this delicious Mexican-Asian fusion. Serve with a side of your favorite homemade salsa for dipping.

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Air-Fried Double Cherry Mini Egg Rolls

Air-Fried Double Cherry Mini Egg Rolls
lutzflcat

Two types of cherries (jam and dried) are the base for these dessert egg rolls. Since they're air fried the egg rolls are a little healthier than your average dessert, making them perfect for serving with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

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Philly Cheesesteak Egg Rolls

Philly Cheesesteak Egg Rolls
Soup Loving Nicole

The American sandwich gets an Asian makeover when Philly cheesesteak filling gets tucked into egg roll wrappers. If you're a big cheese lover, some reviewers recommend doubling the recipe's amount.

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Mini Buffalo Chicken Egg Rolls

Mini Buffalo Chicken Egg Rolls
Photo by Chef John. Chef John

Two of our favorite game day dishes combine in these buffalo chicken stuffed egg rolls. You'll get great flavor in every bite thanks to the addition of blue cheese and celery.

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Pad Thai Egg Rolls

Pad Thai Egg Rolls
Soup Loving Nicole

These egg rolls take a note from another Asian favorite, pad Thai, to make an appetizer filled with tender tofu, fluffy eggs, and tons of savory flavor.

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Egg Roll Reuben Wraps

Egg Roll Reuben Wraps
Paul Morin

Five ingredients are all you need to whip up this recipe that the creator refers to as "deli-fusion." Serve with a side of Thousand Island dressing or grainy mustard.

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Crab-Filled Egg Rolls With Ginger-Lime Dipping Sauce

Crab-Filled Egg Rolls With Ginger-Lime Dipping Sauce
Soup Loving Nicole

If you're feeding a crowd, these easy crab-filled egg rolls can be made ahead and fried just before serving. For extra flavor, add some of your favorite egg roll ingredients like sliced green onions or minced ginger.

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Cheeseburger Egg Rolls

Cheeseburger Egg Rolls
SunnyDaysNora

Step aside, sliders, there's a new burger appetizer in town! Egg roll wrappers are stuffed with beef, pickles, onions, cheese, and a hint of mustard before being fried all together.

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Cheesy Chile Eggrolls

Cheesy Chile Eggrolls
Culinary Envy

Just three ingredients are need to make these impressively cheesy egg rolls that pack a punch of heat.

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Scrumptious Oven-Baked Egg Rolls

Scrumptious Oven-Baked Egg Rolls
Soup Loving Nicole

If you don't want the calories that come with deep frying, or can't be bothered to fuss with all that oil, then try this baked egg roll recipe. Packed with veggies, it's a good introduction to making your egg rolls in the oven.

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Cheesecake Egg Rolls

Cheesecake Egg Rolls
Yoly

Cream cheese and melty chocolate pair up for a gooey center offset by a crunchy egg roll wrapper. Home cook Yoly says, "The combination of cream cheese and chocolate is delicious. I will be making these again."

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