Cinco de Mayo Party Food and Recipes

Cinco de Mayo Recipes. 25 must-try selection with some of the best Cinco de Mayo party food. Here you will find easy food for Cinco de Mayo in one place…

25 - Chicken Tostadas

Chicken tostadas are a festive and delicious Cinco de Mayo party food (or any party or BBQ for that matter!). But they’re also a great way to break out of a boring weeknight dinner routine. Fun to make and fun to eat!

Chicken Tostadas

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24 - Mexican Layer Dip (7 Layer Taco Dip)

This is a classic Mexican Layer Dip that is seasoned to perfection! An updated and flavorful 7 Layer Taco Dip, your friends and family will be clamoring for more. Perfect for Cinco de Mayo, game days and beyond, this Layered Taco Dip is the ultimate party food!

Mexican Layer Dip (7 Layer Taco Dip)

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23 - Cinco De Mayo Sombrero Cookies

I made these cute sombrero sugar cookies a few years back for Lisa Rinna’s 50th birthday party. They are suuuuuper simple to make and perfect for Cinco De Mayo!

Cinco De Mayo Sombrero Cookies

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22 - Baked Chicken Taquitos recipe

This Baked Chicken Taquitos recipe is an easy and healthy way to enjoy the frozen classic! Pre-cooked shredded chicken gets mixed together with diced onion, chunky salsa, refried black beans, and cheddar cheese for a quick and delicious homemade filling.

Baked Chicken Taquitos recipe

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21 - Easy Mexican Rice Recipe

This Easy 10 Minute Mexican Rice is just like Mexican restaurant-style rice. Perfect for Taco Tuesday, potlucks, barbecues, or Cinco de Mayo parties. Gluten free and can be made vegetarian.

Easy Mexican Rice Recipe

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20 - Fruit Salsa With Cinnamon Chips

This easy Fruit Salsa is made with sweetened fresh fruit that you scoop up with crisp, homemade cinnamon chips. It’s a delicious summer salsa that is perfect for parties and potlucks!

Fruit Salsa With Cinnamon Chips

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19 - Baked Cheesy Chicken Flautas

Baked Cheesy Chicken Flautas are great easy recipe for your next Mexican Fiesta. They bring loads of flavor with just a few ingredients. So simple but super delicious.

Baked Cheesy Chicken Flautas

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18 - Taco Bites Appetizers

These Taco Bites Appetizers are fun, festive and adorable party food that will be gobbled up instantly at any party, get together or just for an after-school boost. They’ve got some big fans in the little ones! Kids do love this one bite cuteness more than adults seems like. Very delicate, gentle, and taste just like tacos.

Taco Bites Appetizers

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17 - Homemade Guacamole Recipe

This Homemade Guacamole Recipe is loaded with creamy avocados, fresh lime juice, tomatoes, cilantro, and is so quick and easy to make! It’s the absolute BEST healthy dip and a super popular game day snack or Cinco de Mayo appetizer. Learn how simple it is to make this low-carb and keto dip with ripened avocados in less than 20 minutes!

Homemade Guacamole Recipe

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16 - Bang Bang Shrimp Tacos

Shrimp tacos always make a fantastic meal. These Bang Bang Shrimp Tacos are the definition of deliciousness! Crispy shrimp tossed in a sweet and spicy Bang Bang sauce and topped with a homemade tangy slaw.

Bang Bang Shrimp Tacos

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15 - Beef Taco Dip Recipe

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with this quick and easy Beef Taco Dip Recipe. Simple taco inspired ingredients transform this beef dip into a flavor packed, creamy appetizer. You can use the leftovers as a filling for quesadillas or enchiladas. Your family will love this protein packed dip!

Beef Taco Dip Recipe

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14 - Mexican Street Corn (Elotes)

The perfect corn on the cob recipe for this summer! Learn how to make Mexican Street Corn at home, it’s so easy to make! You can grill it or make it in the oven with garlic mayo, lime juice, cotija cheese, and chili powder for a little heat. Serve it for a barbecue party or enjoy them as a snack!

Mexican Street Corn (Elotes)

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13 - Cinco de Mayo Recipes, Mexican Pulled Pork

I used a homemade rub to make an absolutely delicious Mexican Pulled Pork recipe in your Instant Pot or pressure cooker. Make pulled Pork tacos, or use it for burritos, casseroles, or whatever other creative uses you can think up!

Mexican Pulled Pork

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12 - Cinco de Mayo Recipes, Birria Tacos

Birria tacos are made from tender lamb or beef in a rich adobo sauce. Make this recipe for a delicious dinner with authentic Mexican flavor!

Birria Tacos

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11 - Cinco de Mayo Recipes, Nacho Salad Recipe

How about enjoying a restaurant-style guilty pleasure, in a cleaner and bit healthier way, in this scrumptious Nacho Salad?

Nacho Salad Recipe

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10 - Cinco de Mayo Recipes, Easy Chicken Empanadas

Easy Chicken Empanadas are a little cheesy, spicy, and delicious, making them the perfect party food. Easy Chicken Empanadas are on my must make list for Cinco de Mayo. I want to share these little pockets full of fiesta flavors; chicken, cheese, green chilies, and Rotel tomatoes.

Easy Chicken Empanadas

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9 - Kofta Nachos for Cinco de Mayo

kofta nachos for cinco de mayo are so delicious you’ll forget about tacos…at least just for today!

Kofta Nachos for Cinco de Mayo

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8 - Cinco de Mayo Recipes, Easy Mango Salsa

This easy mango salsa recipe comes together in about five minutes and requires only a handful of ingredients. You can serve it immediately, which makes it a great last-minute Cinco de Mayo appetizer!

Easy Mango Salsa

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7 - Cinco de Mayo Recipes, Shrimp Guacamole Bites

During the summer, my definition of “lunch” becomes a little fuzzy. On a relaxed afternoon of grazing and potlucking, I can happily, chip, dip, and Shrimp Guacamole Bites my way to a full meal.

Shrimp Guacamole Bites

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6 - Cinco de Mayo Recipes, Apple Pie Taquitos

Crispy, sweet, perfectly cinnamony. These Apple Pie Taquitos are made with just 5 ingredients and the perfect apple pie treat! Cinco De Mayo will never be the same! These Apple Pie Taquitos are so wonderful. And you can’t beat 5 ingredients that transform in to the perfect apple pie treat. Crispy, cinnamony, and perfectly sweet. I drizzled with mine with caramel sauce, because I like to live life to the fullest. But get crazy! Top these with ice cream or with powdered sugar. Let your taste buds be your guide.

Apple Pie Taquitos

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5 - Cinco de Mayo Dessert: Churro Bars

Soft and delicious cookie bars that have all of the flavors you love from the traditional deep fried churros but in a totally doable recipe that everyone will love.

Cinco de Mayo Dessert Churro Bars

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4 - No Bake Margarita Cheesecake Bites

No bake margarita cheesecake bites are easy to make and require no oven. They’re a zesty and boozy treat to make for Cinco de Mayo!

no bake margarita cheesecake bites

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3 - Churro Cupcakes For Cinco De Mayo

Churro cupcakes are a must for celebrating Cinco de Mayo (or any day really). And they are super easy! You can make them with just a box cake mix, store bought frosting, and a few other simple ingredients. And the added bonus… these churro cupcakes are a great way to get the churro flavors without needing to deep fry and use any messy, hot oil.

Churro Cupcakes For Cinco De Mayo

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2 - Cinco de Mayo Recipes, Margarita Cupcakes

Deliciously soft and moist margarita cupcakes begin with a simple sweet lime cupcake base and are topped with fluffy tequila lime frosting. Like classic margaritas, these cupcakes are full of zippy, fresh lime flavor. See my recipe note for a non-alcoholic version. Cheers!

Margarita Cupcakes

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1 - Mexican Chocolate sandwich Cookies With Dulce De Leche Filling

These Mexican Chocolate Sandwich Cookies with Dulce de Leche Filling are rich and spicy and such a treat! I had to share these Mexican Chocolate Sandwich Cookies with Dulce de Leche Filling because, well…chocolate and dulce de leche! Need I say more?

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Cinco de Mayo Recipes

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