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Grilled Raspberry Quesadillas

Summer meals are often cooked on the BBQ and here's a dessert to throw on the grill while it's still warm.  A filling of fresh raspberries, cream cheese and chocolate morsels sandwiched between two flour tortillas makes for a great grilled dessert.

  • 1/2 cup cream cheese, softened
  • 1/3 cup icing sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 large flour tortillas
  • 1/4 cup milk chocolate morsels (optional)
  • 1 cup fresh raspberries
  1. Put the cream cheese, icing sugar, and vanilla in a mixing bowl and beat until smooth.
  2. Place a tortilla on a cutting board. 
  3. Spread half of the filling on the tortilla.
  4. Place raspberries evenly over cream cheese.
  5. Sprinkle chocolate chips over the filling.
  6. Spread remaining cream cheese mixture on other tortilla, and place (cream cheese down) on top of first tortilla to create a sandwich.
  7. Press down on tortilla sandwich gently. 
  8. Slide the quesadilla off the cutting board and onto the grill.
  9. Close the lid.
  10. Cook for about 3 minutes...then give the quesadilla a quarter turn.
  11. After several more minutes, carefully flip the entire quesadilla over. 
  12. Grill until somewhat browned and crispy with a hot, bubbly filling. 
  13. Slide onto cutting board and allow to cool for a minute or two before slicing.
  14. Serve with a scoop of ice-cream.
  15. Serves 2-4



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  2. Oh that sounds yummy! If only I had raspberries...or a bbq! And I would use good dark chocolate instead of milk chocolate, but that's just my preference :). Thanks for such a neat recipe!

  3. Oh my does that look great! sandie

  4. I don't have a BBQ at the moment, but might just give these a try on the stove

  5. That looks sooo good! I'd love to be able to eat one of these. Does anyone have a suggestion for a lactose-free cream cheese substitute?

  6. This is great! I never thought of making dessert on the grill. I'm inspired!

  7. What a great idea to make a "dessert" quesadilla!!! Must try this.

  8. Sounds SO easy and over the top delicious! :-)

  9. Just made it last night for company! We decided that it was like a low fat version of pie and ice cream with a hint of cheesecake flavor! Best of both worlds! And so much fun making it on the grill! Thanks for making me look a good cook!

  10. Tried this with blueberries because I had no raspberries and it turned out well. Thanks for the recipe. Wouldn,'t have thought of using fruit this way.


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