Thursday, March 26, 2009

Cheese Crisps: Mexican Grilled Cheese

I had never heard of a cheese crisp until my family moved to Arizona. I am still not sure if it is truly a Mexican dish, but it was served at all of the local Mexican restaurants in our town. For me, it was love at first bite. I have always been a cheese loving gal.  My favorite way to eat them is with a drizzle of honey.  I know that sounds weird, but try it.  You'll like it.

Cheese Crisps
Flour tortilla(s)
shredded cheddar
salsa or honey
Heat a griddle or frying pan sprayed with Pam or dotted with melted butter on medium. Place tortilla on hot surface and sprinkle with enough cheese to cover. When cheese is melted and tortilla is crispy, it's done. Top with salsa or honey. It's like an open-faced quesadilla, sort of...

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Ruth Saves $ said...

Oooh, cheese crisps were a staple snack food in my house when I was a child. So yummy! Thanks for sharing.

Brooke said...

my hubs will do just a tortilla, salsa, and cheese COLD! this sounds much yummier!

EMC said...

I never thought to drizzle honey but that actually sounds really fantastic!

Overwhelmed! said...

i love these! I've never tried it with honey either.

Thanks for participating in my Favorite Ingredients Friday Mexican Dishes Edition recipe exchange. I do appreciate it.

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