Brie Dessert Quesadillas

California Raisin and Brie Dessert Quesadillas

By Jasmin Buliga, Honorable Mention - Desserts and Baked Goods, 2007 Wise Choices Recipe Contest
Typical Mexican flavors to dance together at the end of a meal or sometimes, in between.




    • 2 1/2 tablespoons unsalted butter
    • 1 1/2 tablespoons honey
    • 8 whole grain flour tortillas (6 to 8-inch)
    • 7 ounce Brie, cut into small pieces
    • 1 cup California raisins
    • 1 cup glazed walnuts
    • Powdered sugar; for garnish
    • Mint leaves, chiffonade; for garnish


    Combine butter and honey in small bowl and mix until smooth. Set aside.

    Heat 12-inch skillet over medium heat. Spread one side of each tortilla with Honey-Butter and place, buttered side down, in skillet. Sprinkle 1/8 of Brie, 2 tablespoons raisins, and 2 tablespoons walnuts, in that order, over half of tortilla. Fold remaining half over and cook until bottom is lightly browned and crisp. Turn and brown remaining side, cooking 3 to 6 minutes on each side. Remove to individual serving plate and repeat for remaining tortillas.

    To serve, cut each quesadilla into 4 wedges; dust with confectioners’ sugar and garnish with mint.

    Nutrition Facts Per Serving

    Calories 260 (45% from fat); Total Fat 19g (sat 7g, mono 5g, poly 5g, trans 0g ); Cholesterol 35mg; Protein 11g; Carbohydrate 39g; (Dietary Fiber 4g; Sugars 18g; ); Iron 2mg; Sodium 330mg; Calcium 76mg; Potassium 338mg

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    World Flavors

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