14 Quesadilla Fillings That Make the Best After-School Snacks

Kids can be picky eaters, that's no secret. So trying to make sure that they're getting the right combination of nutrients in their snacks can be a challenge. Thankfully, there are quesadillas to solve this problem.

Easy to cook and beloved by all, quesadillas are the solution for even the pickiest palette. No longer are they just tortillas filled with chicken and cheese. In today's world, the filling options are as endless as your imagination.

You'll never make just plain cheese again.

1. Pizza Quesadillas

Pizza Quesadillas
Closet Cooking

Pizza plus a quesadilla. Need we say more?

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2. Cuban Quesadillas

Cuban Quesadilla
Invisible Crown

Cuban sandwiches are one of the most consistent recipes out there. Why? Because they are always great. If you put them in a tortilla though, somehow they magically become even more delicious.

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3. BLT Quesadillas


With three ingredients, a BLT is a classic that makes everyone love their veggies. Adults love it, kids love it. Try it.

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4. Teriyaki Chicken Quesadillas

Oh Sweet Basil
Oh Sweet Basil

Have leftover chicken? This recipe is a great way to use it up. It's incredibly delicious and guaranteed to satisfy even the hungriest of kids.

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5. Sloppy Joe Quesadillas

Sloppy Joe Quesadillas
Climbing Grier Mountain

These quesadillas reinvent a childhood classic and make them irresistible. They may still be a sloppy mess, but who doesn't love a challenge?

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6. Chicken Fajita Quesadillas

Jo Cooks

Well, realistically weren't you going to stuff your fajitas into a tortilla anyways?

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7. Spinach-Artichoke Quesadillas


This classic dip gets an upgrade when you put it between two tortillas. It may even become a secret weapon to get your kids to ask for a dish with spinach.

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8. Open-Face Veggie Enchilada Quesadillas

Two Peas and Their Pod
Two Peas and Their Pod

These quesadillas combine the two great Mexican food staples: enchiladas and quesadillas. What could there possibly be not to love?

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9. Creamy Buffalo Chicken and Black Bean Quesadillas

Boys Ahoy
Sweet Treat S'More

Buffalo sauce makes everything delicious. You know it and your kids know it too. So why not allow this sauce to continue on its quest for culinary greatness and add it to a quesadilla?

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10. Breakfast Quesadillas

Coupon Clipping Cook

Everyone knows that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Plus, it's delicious. So why not eat breakfast for snack?

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11. Cheeseburger Quesadilla

Cheeseburger Quesadillas
Brown Sugar

When your kids need a little more substance and protein in their snack, why not give them something you know they'll love? Like a burger.

However, it's a fact that if you put a burger in a tortilla with melty cheese it mysteriously manages to make it more delicious.

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12. Quesadilla Rolls

Budget Savvy Diva

Are you and your kids always on the go? Good news! These quesadillas are perfectly portable for even the busiest of schedules.

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13. Black Bean and Corn Quesadilla

Tastes Better from Scratch
Tastes Better from Scratch

Not every after school snack need have meat on it. Loaded with color and fiber, these cheesy,veggie-filled quesadillas will be a hit with the whole family.

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14. Peanut Butter, Strawberry, and Banana Quesadilla

Peanut Butter, Strawberry, and Banana Quesadilla
Ambitious Kitchen

Please note: After eating this quesadilla, your kids will never want to eat a regular PB&J again.

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