Creepy Quesadillas on a white plate by Champagne and Sugarplums
Halloween

Easy Creepy Quesadillas

Looking for an easy Halloween snack? Look no further! These creepy quesadillas are exactly what you’re looking for. They are super easy (honestly!) to make and so much fun. Littles can help with this recipe too, making scary faces and adding their favourite toppings.

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Creepy Quesadilla on a white plate by Champagne and Sugarplums

This recipe is fairly simple, great for picky eaters. But there’s lots of room for kicking up the flavour – try adding shredded rotisserie chicken, avocado, refried beans, green onions and any other toppings you love.

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What You’ll Need:

  • Tortillas
  • Red pepper
  • Onion
  • Salt and pepper
  • Oil
  • Cheddar and Mozzarella shredded cheese
  • Salsa
  • Cutting board
  • Sharp knife
  • Large pan

Cutting up a red pepper on a grey cutting board by Champagne and Sugarplums

Firstly, thinly slice the onion and red pepper.

Ingredients ready to cook in a pan by Champagne and Sugarplums

Add the sliced onions, red peppers, salt and pepper, and oil to a pan.

Peppers and onions being cooked in pan by Champagne and Sugarplums

And then cook on medium heat for 5-7 minutes.

A tortilla on a grey cutting board by Champagne and Sugarplums

Place a tortilla on a cutting board.

Cutting scary eyes into a tortilla on a grey cutting board by Champagne and Sugarplums

Use a sharp knife to cut eyes into the tortilla.

Cutting a nose into a tortilla on a grey cutting board by Champagne and Sugarplums

And then some nostrils,

Cutting a scary smile into a tortilla on a grey cutting board by Champagne and Sugarplums

and finish the face with a scary smile.

Adding onions and peppers to a quesadilla on a grey cutting board by Champagne and Sugarplums

Top another tortilla with some of the cooked onions and red peppers,

Collage of adding cheese to a quesadilla on a grey cutting board by Champagne and Sugarplums

and then the two shredded cheeses,

Adding salsa to a quesadillas on a grey cutting board by Champagne and Sugarplums

and then some salsa.

Creepy Quesadillas on a gray cutting board by Champagne and Sugarplums

Top the quesadilla with the scary face we cut out earlier.

Creepy Quesadilla cooking in a pan by Champagne and Sugarplums

Cook the tortilla in a pan on medium heat for about 10 minutes. We recommend not flipping the tortilla as the cheese will melt through the face holes and leave a bit of a mess.

Creepy Quesadillas on a white plate by Champagne and Sugarplums

These creepy quesadillas are such a fun Halloween food idea – perfect for lunch, dinner and party appetizers!

Easy Creepy Quesadillas

Creepy Quesadillas on a white plate by Champagne and Sugarplums

Creepy Quesadillas on a white plate by Champagne and Sugarplums

Creepy Quesadillas on a white plate by Champagne and Sugarplums

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Creepy Quesadillas on a white plate by Champagne and Sugarplums

Creepy Quesadillas on a white plate by Champagne and Sugarplums

Creepy Quesadillas

An easy Halloween great for lunch, dinner or appys!
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
0 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Snack
Cuisine Holiday
Servings 3 Quesadillas
Calories 123 kcal

Equipment

  • Pan
  • Cutting board
  • Sharp knife

Ingredients
  

  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 1 Red pepper
  • 1/2 Onion
  • Salt and pepper To taste
  • 1 cup Mozzarella cheese Shredded
  • 1 cup Cheddar cheese Shredded
  • 1 cup Salsa
  • 6 Small tortillas
  • Cooking spray

Instructions
 

  • Thinly slice the red pepper and onion.
  • In a large skillet over medium-high heat, heat the oil. Add peppers and onion and season to taste with salt and pepper. Cook until soft, about 5-7 minutes. Transfer to a bowl. 
  • While the pepper and onion are cooking, use a sharp knife to cut creepy faces into three tortillas.
  • Top three un-creepy tortillas with the cooked veggies, mozzarella and cheddar cheeses and salsa.
  • Top the filled tortilla with the creepy face we cut out earlier.
  • Heat a pan on medium heat and spray with cooking spray or oil. Add the creepy quesadilla and toast for 7-10 mins until the cheese has melted.
Keyword appetizer, cheese, easy, halloween, kids, quick, tortilla
Three Creepy Quesadillas on a white plate by Champagne and Sugarplums

If you need a Halloween dessert idea, check out our Pumpkin Patch Cupcakes, so cute and so tasty!

Happy Halloween from Champagne and Sugarplums