recipe

Melty chocolate and peanut butter and crispy tortillas join forces in this perfectly shareable dessert. You can find this recipe and many more in our cookbook Kids Can Cook Anything!

safety
  • Uses the microwave
  • Uses the stovetop
  • Uses a knife
difficulty
  • Beginner
time
  • 20 minutes
yield
  • Serves 2

Prepare Ingredients

2 (8-inch)
flour tortillas
2 tablespoons
creamy or chunky peanut butter
2 tablespoons
chocolate chips
1 tablespoon
unsalted butter, melted and cooled
1–2 teaspoons
confectioners’ (powdered) ­sugar

Gather Cooking Equipment

Cutting board
Butter knife
Pastry brush
10-­inch nonstick skillet
Spatula
Chef’s knife
Fine-mesh strainer
Small bowl
1
 
2 (8-inch)
flour tortillas
2 tablespoons
creamy or chunky peanut butter
2 tablespoons
chocolate chips

Place tortillas on cutting board. Use butter knife to spread peanut butter over half of each tortilla, leaving border around edge. Sprinkle chocolate chips evenly over peanut butter. Fold tortillas in half, forming half-moon shape, and press to flatten.

 
2
 
1 tablespoon
unsalted butter, melted and cooled

Use pastry brush to paint top of each folded tortilla with half of melted butter. Place tortillas in 10-inch nonstick skillet, buttered sides down. Paint second side of each tortilla with remaining butter.

 
3
 

Cook over medium heat until bottoms of tortillas are crisp and browned, 3 to 6 minutes.

 
4
 

Use spatula to flip tortillas. Cook until second sides are crisp and browned, 1 to 2 minutes. Turn off heat.

 
5
 
1–2 teaspoons
confectioners’ (powdered) ­sugar

Slide tortillas out of skillet and onto cutting board. Let cool for 2 minutes. Use chef’s knife to cut each tortilla in half. Dust tortilla triangles with confectioners’ sugar following photos, below. Serve warm.

Dusting Tortillas

  1. Set fine-mesh strainer over small bowl. Add confectioners’ sugar to strainer.
  1. Use fine-mesh strainer to dust confectioners’ sugar evenly over triangles, gently tapping side of strainer to release sugar.