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Sliced jalapeno popper quesadilla on a clay colored plate, exposing the inside of the quesadilla. Jalapeno in the background.

Jalapeno Popper Quesadillas

Game day will never be the same after you try these Jalapeno Popper Quesadillas. Cream cheese, pickled jalapenos, crispy bacon and chicken tenders all wrapped up between two tortillas make the perfect game day snack.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword jalapeno popper quesadillas
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Author Meghan Payne-Hensley


  • 4 frozen chicken tenders
  • 1/2 cup whipped cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped pickled jalapenos
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella
  • 1/4 cup bacon bits
  • 4 flour tortillas


  • Cook chicken tenders according to package directions. While they are cooking, mix the whipped cream cheese, chopped jalapenos, mozzarella cheese and bacon bits together. Divide evenly among 4 tortillas and spread into a thin layer. Set aside.
  • Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Chop cooked chicken tenders into bite size pieces. Sprinkle evenly over two flour tortillas. Place tortilla with chicken on it into the skillet, top with a tortilla spread with cream cheese. Cook until golden then flip and cook until second side is golden and cheese is gooey. Repeat with second quesadilla. Cut into triangles and serve.