Apricot Dessert Quesadillas

Total Time
24 min
10 min
14 min
We give a whole new meaning to quesadillas with this sweet cream-and-fresh-fruit version. Perfect for brunch or dessert.


low fat cream cheese

½ cup(s), at room temperature


1 Tbsp, granulated

lemon zest

½ tsp, finely grated

fresh lemon juice

1 tsp

whole wheat tortilla(s)

4 medium

fresh apricot(s)

4 medium, thinly sliced

cooking spray

4 spray(s)

powdered sugar

1 Tbsp


  1. In a medium bowl, stir together cream cheese, granulated sugar, lemon zest and lemon juice. Spread 1/4 of cream cheese mixture on one half of each tortilla and top each with 1/4 of apricots; fold tortillas in half.
  2. Coat a 12-inch nonstick skillet with cooking spray; set over medium heat. Place 2 quesadillas in skillet and cook until golden brown on bottom, about 4 to 5 minutes; carefully flip quesadillas and cook until browned on other side, about 1 to 2 minutes more. Remove from skillet and cover to keep warm; repeat with remaining tortillas.
  3. Cut each quesadilla in half and dust with powdered sugar. Yields 1 quesadilla half per serving.

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