Five Festive Cinco De Mayo Recipes


Cinco De Mayo is heading our way on the weekend. For those opting to stay in and celebrate with the family, we’ve rounded up some of the best Mexican-themed foods from the Web for you. Click on the title of the dish to get the full recipe on the original site.

1) Pinata cookies

These pinata sugar cookies are a bit complex to make, but they’re rainbow and filled with M&Ms. Points for creativity.

2) Seven Layer Dip

It’s not a party unless you have chips and dip. Christy from The Girl Who Ate Everything takes a traditional recipe and dresses it up in adorable little tumblers.

3) Strawberry Margarita Jello Shots

For the adults in the room, here’s a creative take on Jello shots. The gelatin is mixed with water, tequila, and two ounces of Grand Marnier.

4) Sombero Cookie

This is a kid-friendly treat that takes practically no time to make. Ingredients: sugar cookies, icing, gumdrops, and sprinkles.

5) Nacho Cupcakes

These cupcakes are a dessert take on nachos. It might look savory, but the base is chocolate fudge and the “jalapenos” are sour punch bites.