Double Decker Taco Cupcakes

29 Jan

You need to think outside the box for this one.

Yes, cupcakes are is in the name of this treat, but its more than a dessert. It’s actually a taco in the size of a cupcake. Get your taco meat, beans, cheese, and crushed chips and prepare something that will sure to win over your entire family.

Check out the ingredients and directions for the Double Decker Taco Cupcakes below via The Girl Who Ate Everything.

Ingredients:

  • 1 1b. ground beef
  • 1 package Old El Paso Taco seasoning mix
  • 36 Wonton Wrappers
  • 1 can (16 ounces) refried beans
  • 36 tortilla chips
  • 2 cups shredded Mexican Blend or Cheddar cheese
  • Optional Toppings: sour cream, diced tomatoes, diced onion, diced jalapeno peppers, cilantro, salsa, avocado

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350° F. And spray 18 wells of muffin tins with cooking spray.

Brown beef in a skillet and drain the fat. Add the taco seasoning mix and water called for on the package and simmer for 4-5 minutes. Set aside.

Place one wonton wrapper in the bottom of each muffin cup. Layer about 1/2 Tbsp of refried beans on top of each wonton. Crush one tortilla chip on top of the beans. Top with 1 Tbsp of taco meat and 1 Tbsp of shredded cheese. Repeat the layers again with a wonton wrapper, refried beans, tortilla chips, taco meat, and cheese.

Bake for 15-18 minutes until golden brown.

Gently remove from muffin tin and top with your favourite taco toppings.

Enjoy!

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One Response to “Double Decker Taco Cupcakes”

  1. Marthafied January 29, 2013 at 4:33 pm #

    Taco cupcakes!?!?! These are genius!!!! these would be great as party nibblies!!

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