Cinco de Mayo is here and it deserves a proper celebration! Many people are putting up the decorations, inviting friends over to celebrate, and preparing some yummy recipes for everybody to enjoy. Need some easy and simple snacks to feed a crowd? Check out these delicious recipes that celebrate the spirit of the holiday!
Mexican Street Corn
For the perfect recipe to celebrate the day, try this awesome Mexican Street Corn! This easy recipe by Little Spice Jar can be made on the grill or in the oven, and it adds garlic mayo, lime juice, cotija cheese and chili powder for the perfect mix. Try it!
Easy Homemade Salsa
Salsa is a must-have for Cinco de Mayo, and this is the perfect recipe for those looking for an easy, simple, and delicious option. In less than 10 minutes you can prepare this restaurant-style salsa, which is fresh, spicy, and full of flavor. Check out the recipe over at The Baker Mama!
Blackened Fish Tacos With Creamy Avocado Sauce
Tacos are a guaranteed success at any time of the year, not only on Cinco de Mayo. This balanced recipe by Foodie Crush combines tilapia covered in cajun seasoning for a spicy taste while adding a creamy avocado sauce that is to die for. Try it!
Jalapeño Popper Cups with Bacon
This recipe is the ideal snack to keep a crowd entertained. The popper cups are filled with jalapeno peppers, cream cheese, and mozzarella cheese, while topped with delicious and crispy bits of bacon. And the best part: they’re super easy to prepare! Get the recipe over at Meatloaf and Melodrama!
Everybody loves guacamole, so why not make some to celebrate the day? This tasty recipe by Gimme Some Oven claims to be perfect, using the classic fresh ingredients in a super quick and easy recipe that can be made hours in advance, without browning.
Mexican Shrimp Cocktail
For an exotic recipe to impress all the guests, this Mexican Shrimp Cocktail by Eating Bird Food is your go-to. The recipe combines chilled shrimp in a tomato sauce with cucumber, avocado, and cilantro, creating a healthy and super flavorful dish. Serve it with tortilla chips and you’ve got yourself a delicious and festive snack!
Baked Mini Churro Bites
Want some recipes to make the day sweeter? These delicious Baked Mini Churro Bites by Erica’s Sweet Tooth is perfect for the day. The treat is very easy to throw together and it’s a total crowd pleaser. Get the recipe!
Cinco de Mayo Strawberries
No recipe will carry the spirit of the day like these fun strawberries. Dip the strawberries in melted white chocolate and use green sugar on the ends, and you’ll make the holiday even more festive and make everyone join in on the fun.
Sombrero Piñata Cookies
These Sombrero Piñata Cookies will make the day super fun! The treats are made in brownie silicon molds to create the shape and are filled with colorful candies for a fun surprise. Get more details of these awesome cookies over at Tablespoon!
No Bake Margarita Cheesecake Bites
Margaritas are great for parties, so why not take the tasty cocktails to the next level for Cinco de Mayo? This zesty and boozy recipe for cheesecake bites requires no oven and it’s easy to prepare, making it the perfect addition to the holiday menu. Get the full instructions over at If You Give a Blonde a Kitchen!
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