Jalapeño Popper Quesadillas

Preparation 5 min
Total 10 min
4 Servings

Bring the heat with Jalapeño Popper Quesadillas. This easy appetizer recipe features a blend of creamy and savoury flavours folded into crispy Dempster’s® Original 10” Tortillas. Served with salsa, these spicy quesadillas are a perfect fit for get-togethers and game nights. Serves four to six.

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  • 3 Dempster's® Original 10" Tortillas
  • 1 cup (250 mL) whipped cream cheese
  • 1 cup (250 mL) shredded old Cheddar cheese
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) finely seeded diced jalapeño peppers
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) finely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) salsa
  • Hot sauce (optional)


  1. Stir together cream cheese, Cheddar, jalapeño, cilantro, and hot sauce
  2. (if using) until well combined.
  3. Lay tortillas fl at on work surface. Spread cheese mixture evenly over tortillas.
  4. Fold tortillas over to enclose fi lling ingredients.
  5. In large, nonstick skillet set over medium-high heat, toast quesadillas until
  6. cheese is melted and tortillas are golden brown and crispy. Cut each tortilla
  7. into 4 to 6 wedges; serve with salsa for dipping.