Fresh and Zesty Recipes

Apple Cheddar Quesadillas

Quesadillas aren't just for dinner anymore. These sweet treats combine cinnamon, sugar, apples and Cheddar cheese to create a delicious dessert.

Apple Cheddar Quesadillas


  • 5 - Azteca® Flour Tortillas
  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese


Remove tortillas from refrigerator. In small bowl mix together sugar & cinnamon. Spray a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray; add apples. Cook over medium heat until tender, stirring often. Remove apples from pan into bowl; stir in sugar mixture. Clean out skillet with paper towel. Spray pan with cooking spray. Place one tortilla in pan. Top with cheddar cheese to within 1/2″ of tortilla edge. Top with 1/5th of apple mixture. Heat for 1-2 minutes over medium heat. Carefully fold tortilla in half over filling. Using a spatula, remove from skillet. Cover to keep warm. Repeat for all tortillas. To serve, cut into wedges.