Caramel-Apple Quesadillas

Southern Living
Makes 4 servings


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2 Granny Smith apples, peeled and thinly sliced
1/2 cup coarsely chopped walnuts
1 teaspoon cinnamon sugar
1 teaspoon lemon juice
3 tablespoons butter, divided
1/2 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup powdered sugar
4 burrito size flour tortillas
1/2 cup bottled caramel sauce
Vanilla ice cream


Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 16 Minutes

Toss together first 4 ingredients.

Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat; add apple mixture, and sauté 5 to 8 minutes or until apples are tender. Remove apple mixture from skillet; wipe skillet clean.

Stir together cream cheese and powdered sugar until smooth. Spread cream cheese mixture evenly on 1 side of each tortilla; top cream cheese mixture evenly with apple mixture. Fold tortillas in half over apple mixture.

Melt 1 tablespoon butter in skillet over medium heat. Cook 2 quesadillas 2 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Repeat procedure with remaining butter and quesadillas. Drizzle with caramel sauce, and top with vanilla ice cream. Serve immediately.

Created date

August 2005