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Caramel-Apple Quesadillas

Prep time 15 mins
Cook time 16 mins
Yield Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

How to Make It

  1. Toss together first 4 ingredients.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.