Cinco de Mayo Taco Cupcakes

GTU Recipes

Many Merriman from Baking with Blondie gave us the best and cutest dessert idea for your Cinco de Mayo party! 

Cinco de Mayo Taco Cupcakes


  • Mexican vanilla cookies
  • 1 Cup shredded coconut
  • green gel coloring
  • chocolate frosting
  • yellow sprinkles/jimmies
  • red circle sprinkles
  • frosted vanilla cupcakes

1. Carefully slice the vanilla cookies in half. Set aside.

2. In a small bowl, mix together coconut and one drop of green gel coloring. Stir together until the color is uniform throughout.

3. Spread or pipe chocolate frosting on bottom end of one of the cookie halves. Place the other cookie half next to it on the bottom.

4. Sprinkle with sprinkles and green coconut, then top with a couple red circle sprinkles.

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