Taco Cup Appetizers

Do you need a fun appetizer to spice up your party? These bite size taco cup appetizers are sure to be a hit, whether you’re throwing a party for friends and co-workers or having a family gathering. Bite size taco cups are so versatile, the possibilities are endless!

Taco Cups Appetizer Recipe

Whether you’re a first time party host or you’re a seasoned pro – these taco cups are the perfect hors d’oeuvres to serve your guests. Don’t forget to check out my taco cookies recipe – they’re also great for parties! Especially Mexican themed parties!

If you don’t hold regular parties at your house and you don’t host family gatherings either, that’s okay too. But, when you do, you’re always looking for a good, easy recipe for parties that you really can’t screw up. These taco cups are that recipe! They’re fairly easy to make and even harder to screw up – you make them right in muffin tins so they hold their shape very well!

Bite Size Taco Cups Appetizer Recipe

Maybe you’re an aspiring party host or hostess and you’re looking for a go-to recipe. These taco cups can give you the confidence and be a kick-off recipe for many great things! Think outside the box, what else can you fill these cups with? From breakfast to dessert – you can use these taco cups as a starting point for many delicious recipes in the future!

Yields 24

Taco Cup Appetizers

A go-to appetizer recipe; bite size taco cups!

15 minPrep Time

25 minCook Time

40 minTotal Time

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11/2 lb ground chuck
1 cup chopped onion
1 (15-oz) can refried beans
1 (1-oz) pkg taco seasoning mix
1 (12-oz) pkg refrigerated wonton wrappers
2 (8-oz) pkg shredded fiesta blend cheese
1 (8-oz) carton sour cream
1 cup fresh salsa


  • Preheat oven to 375°F; lightly grease 2 (12-cup) muffin pans.
  • Cook ground chuck and onion in a large skillet over medium heat until beef is browned and crumbly; drain. Stir in refried beans, taco seasoning mix, and 1/4 cup water; bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes or until thickened.
  • Line muffin cups with wonton wrappers; top each with 1 Tbsp meat mixture and 1 Tbsp cheese. Lightly press down and place a second wonton wrapper over cheese. Top with 1 Tbsp meat mixture and 1 Tbsp cheese.
  • Bake 15 minutes or until edges of wontons are browned and crisp. Top with sour cream and salsa.
Cuisine: Mexican | Recipe Type: Appetiser


Prepare ground beef ahead of time and store in refrigerator.


For what occasion will you sever these taco cup appetizers?