Caramel-Apple Quesadillas

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 16 Minutes


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


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.


September 2005
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