South of the Border S’Mores: S’Mores Quesadilla


By Kristen Doyle of Kids Cuisine – A couple of years ago, Family Fun Magazine posted a snack recipe that caught my eye. It is a recipe that I make several times a month now for snack. It is simple, the kids can help to make it, we always have the ingredients on hand, and it is a tasty snack that they love … South of the Border S’Mores aka a s’mores quesadilla!

South of the Border S’Mores

Special Diet Notes: S’Mores Quesadilla

By ingredients, this recipe is dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, peanut-free, nut-free, and soy-free.

For vegan / vegetarian: use favorite vegan marshmallows. Dandies and Trader Joe’s brand are delicious!

For gluten-free: swap in your favorite gluten-free tortillas – brown rice tortillas would be a great substitute.

S'Mores Quesadilla
Serves: 4
  • 2 flour tortillas (8-10 inch)
  • 3 large marshmallows, cut in half (Dandies or Trader Joe's brand for vegan)
  • 2 tablespoons non-dairy semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon sugar, mixture
  1. Generously coat a medium skillet with vegetable spray and heat it over medium heat.
  2. Place a tortilla in the skillet, then sprinkle the marshmallow halves and the chocolate chips evenly over it.
  3. Top with the second tortilla and spray it with vegetable spray as well.
  4. Cook the tortilla stack for 1-2 minutes or until lightly browned, then carefully flip it and cook on the other side for an additional 1-2 minutes.
  5. Remove the tortillas to a cutting board, sprinkle the cinnamon sugar over the top, then cut the s’more into quarters.
  6. Makes 4 S’Mores. .

About Author

Alisa is the founder of, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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