Apples, cinnamon, and cream cheese are a delicious combination in this Apple Cinnamon Quesadilla recipe.
The whole-wheat wrap crisps up perfectly in a skillet and keeps this snack in the “healthy carbs” column.
A drizzle of honey (or maple syrup if you prefer) takes this fruity quesadilla from healthy snack to tempting treat.
The original recipe is incredible, but there are plenty of ways to modify: Instead of apples, you could try sliced pears or peaches, or use an all-fruit spread like sugar-free apple butter. Swap the cinnamon for ground ginger or nutmeg.
For a slightly lower-calorie treat, choose Neufchâtel cheese instead of cream cheese (available in most grocery stores right next to the cream cheese).
Not only is this quesadilla a hit with the kids, it makes for a quick breakfast, healthier dessert, or a great midday snack that you can feel good about. And, it’s a great little pick-me-up that can tide you over until dinner.
Like this sweet quesadilla recipe? Also try our Chocolate, Peanut Butter, and Banana Sweet Quesadilla.
Apple Cinnamon Quesadilla
Not only is this Apple Cinnamon Quesadilla a hit with the kids, it makes for a quick breakfast, healthier dessert, or a great midday snack.
- 1 (6-inch) whole wheat tortilla
- 2 Tbsp. cream cheese softened
- ½ tsp. ground cinnamon
- ½ tsp. raw honey
- ½ medium apple thinly sliced
Spread half of tortilla with cream cheese.
Top cream cheese with cinnamon, honey, and apple. Fold tortilla in half; cook in medium nonstick skillet over medium-high heat, for 4 to 5 minutes, turning once, until apple has softened and tortilla is golden brown.
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