Creamy Apple-Cinnamon Quesadilla

Looking for a traditional Mexican appetizer? Then try this delicious quesadilla filled with cream cheese apple - ready in just 20 minutes.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

1
tablespoon granulated sugar
1/4
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4
cup reduced-fat cream cheese spread (from 8-oz container)
1
tablespoon packed brown sugar
1/4
teaspoon ground cinnamon
2
whole wheat tortillas (8 inch)
1/2
small apple, cut into 1/4-inch slices (1/2 cup)
Cooking spray

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  • 1 In small bowl, mix granulated sugar and 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon; set aside. In another small bowl, mix cream cheese, brown sugar and 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon with spoon.
  • 2 Spread cream cheese mixture over tortillas. Place apple slices on cream cheese mixture on 1 tortilla. Top with remaining tortilla, cheese side down. Spray both sides of quesadilla with cooking spray; sprinkle with cinnamon-sugar mixture.
  • 3 Heat 10-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat. Cook quesadilla in skillet 2 to 3 minutes or until bottom is brown and crisp; turn quesadilla. Cook 2 to 3 minutes longer or until bottom is brown and crisp.
  • 4 Remove from skillet to cutting board; let stand 2 to 3 minutes. Cut into 8 wedges.
  • 1 In small bowl, mix granulated sugar and 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon; set aside. In another small bowl, mix cream cheese, brown sugar and 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon with spoon.
  • 2 Spread cream cheese mixture over tortillas. Place apple slices on cream cheese mixture on 1 tortilla. Top with remaining tortilla, cheese side down. Spray both sides of quesadilla with cooking spray; sprinkle with cinnamon-sugar mixture.
  • 3 Heat 10-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat. Cook quesadilla in skillet 2 to 3 minutes or until bottom is brown and crisp; turn quesadilla. Cook 2 to 3 minutes longer or until bottom is brown and crisp.
  • 4 Remove from skillet to cutting board; let stand 2 to 3 minutes. Cut into 8 wedges.

EXPERT TIPS

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The whole wheat tortillas are the stars in this kid-friendly snack, which is so easy to prepare, the kids can make their own. If your family is not used to whole wheat tortillas, ask them to try something new—they may just like (or love) it!

Whole Grain Serving: 1/2

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
110
(
Calories from Fat
25),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2 1/2g
2 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
170mg
170%;
Total Carbohydrate
18g
18%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
9g
9%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.