Cinnamon-Apple Quesadilla

Nutrition Facts:

Calories 110

Protein 3g

Fat 3g

Other fruits, such as peaches, could be used with the cream cheese filling.  Let your children help spread the cream cheese and lay the fruit on top.



1 tablespoon granulated sugar

½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

¼ cup reduced fat cream cheese

1 tablespoon packed brown sugar

2 whole wheat tortillas

½ small apple, cut into ¼-inch slices

Non-stick cooking spray



In a small bowl, mix granulated sugar and ¼ teaspoon cinnamon; set aside.  In another small bowl, mix cream cheese, brown sugar and ¼ teaspoon cinnamon.  Spread cream cheese mixture over the tortillas, then place apple slices on top of that.  Top with the remaining tortilla; cheese side down.  Spray both sides of the quesadilla with non-stick cooking spray. Sprinkle with the cinnamon-sugar mixture.

Heat a medium non-stick skillet over medium heat. Cook quesadilla in skillet 2 to 3 minutes or until bottom is brown and crisp, then turn the quesadilla.  Cook 2 to 3 minutes longer or until bottom is brown and crisp.  Remove from the skillet to a cutting board. Let stand 2 to 3 minutes.  Cut each tortilla into 4 wedges.  Serves 4, Serving size – 2 wedges


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