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Desserts & Breads
Desserts & Breads

Apple Chilaquiles with Dulce de Leche

Apple Chilaquiles with Dulce de Leche
10 min
15 min
8 servings
  • Apple Chilaquiles are a traditional Mexican dish made with lightly fried tortillas dusted with cinnamon sugar and topped with sautéed apples slices, ice cream or whipped cream and chopped nuts.
Key Ingredients
A squeeze bottle with a brown cap featuring the La Lechera logo and a stack of pancakes with a dulce de leche drizzle.
Dulce de Leche
Dulce de Leche Squeeze Bottle
11.5 Squeeze Bottle


  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 cups vegetable oil
  • 4 (6-inch) fajita-size flour tortillas, each cut into 8 triangles
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 cups peeled apple slices
  • 1/4 cup NESTLÉ LA LECHERA Dulce de Leche (squeezable bottle)
  • 4 tablespoons chopped pecans, divided
  • 1/4 cup sweetened whipped cream or vanilla ice cream

Make It

Step 1
Combine sugar and cinnamon in small bowl; set aside.
Step 2
Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Fry tortilla triangles in batches until golden; place on paper towels. Immediately sprinkle both sides of all triangles evenly with 2 tablespoons sugar-cinnamon mixture; set aside.
Step 3
Heat butter in large skillet over medium heat. Cook apple slices and remaining 2 tablespoons sugar-cinnamon mixture for 5 minutes or until tender and caramelized. Assemble 4 tortilla triangles on 8 dessert plates; top each evenly with cooked apples. Drizzle with dulce de leche; top evenly with 2 tablespoons nuts. Top with whipped cream; drizzle with additional dulce de leche and remaining 2 tablespoons nuts.

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