One of the most well known holidays for people around the nation to let loose and celebrate is Cinco de Mayo. Usually, for party advocates and fiesta fiends, Cinco de Mayo is the holiday of the year to celebrate the good times and memories (if you can remember them) with your friends and family.
Not only is it great for Coronas and margaritas, this holiday is also an excellent day for delicious nibblets, noms, and tasty dessert treats. After all that partying, there's nothing better than filling your belly with something sweet to get your tastebuds dancing with the music.
So, if you're planning a get together or just want to spice up dinner time in celebration for the holiday, here are the best 50 Cinco de May dessert Recipes.
Best 50 Cinco De Mayo Dessert Recipes
1. HEALTHY MEXICAN FRIED ICE CREAM FOR CINCO DE MAYO
This easy and delicious friend ice cream treat is perfect for the whole family. Plus, it's easy to make. All you need are a few key ingredients and some popsicle sticks are you're ready for a delicious Cinco De Mayo treat!
8. CHURRO COOKIES WITH CARAMEL CREAM CHEESE FROSTING
Want a suggestion? - Churro Cookies with Caramel Cream Cheese Frosting! Buttery warm pie pastry sprinkled with cinnamon sugar and sandwiched with caramel cream cheese frosting.
9. CINCO DE MAYO SOMBRERO COOKIES
Make your Cinco de Mayo a little more fun and a lot sweeter with this Cinco de mayo Sombrero Cookies! It's super cool and perfect for the kids.
10. ANGEL FOOD CAKE CHURRO BITES
Angel Food Cake Churro Bites. What more could you want? Try this quick and delicious treat for you and your family!
11. MARGARITA BARS
Like a lemon bar but with a margarita filling: lime juice and tequila make a gooey margarita in bar form on a graham cracker crust!
12. CINNAMON DULCE DE LECHE ICE CREAM
This homemade Cinnamon Dulce de Leche Ice Cream is filled with homemade cinnamon crunch bits and swirled with dulce de leche! It’s like eating a churro in ice cream form. Cinco de Mayo dessert has never tasted this good.
13. SO EASY SOPAPILLAS
14. DULCE DE LECHE OATMEAL BARS
These Dulce de Leche Oatmeal Bars are great to make when you want something fancy, but easy. They have two oatmeal layers, sandwiching a Dulce de Leche layer, which makes for the most amazing texture to sink your teeth into.
15. MARGARITA CUPCAKES WITH LIME BUTTERCREAM
When it comes to Cupcakes these Margarita Cupcakes with Tequila combined the best of both worlds, booze and baking!
16. PINATA CAKE
Chock-full of candy and decorated to look like a piñata, this cake is sure to be a hit at your Cinco de Mayo party!
17. CHOCO TACO SHELLS
What party is complete without a build-your-own type bar? None I say! Fiesta goers will love filling their own “tacos” using a Choco Taco Bar.
18. CACTUS COOKIES
You will surely love the sugar details and little flowers on these cactus cookies.
19. CROCK POT TRES LECHES BREAD PUDDING
Crock Pot Tres Leches Bread Pudding is just the dessert for Cinco de Mayo. It’s so moist and rich and a vanilla sauce drizzled on top gives it extra sweetness.
20. CINCO DE MAYO WHITE CHOCOLATE DIPPED STRAWBERRIES
These juicy strawberries are all decked out for Cinco de Mayo. They are dipped in white chocolate and jazzed up with green sprinkles!
21. CONFETTI CHOCO TACOS
This sweet taco shell stuffed with ice cream and dipped in chocolate is best for Cinco de Mayo. Sprinkles for breakfast!
22. EASY HOMEMADE DESSERT NACHOS
Simple and light, but satisfying and unique. This kind winning dishes will surely make you happy!
23. MINI MARGARITA CHEESECAKES
These Mini Margarita Cheesecakes, baked in a mason jar with an edible cactus garnish, are as delicious as they are cute!
24. FUNFETTI TACO COOKIES
25. CINCO DE MAYO CACTUS PRETZELS
Chocolate covered cactus pretzels are a fun and creative Cinco de Mayo treat idea!
26. PINATA COOKIES
These multi-striped, piñata sugar cookies come complete with hollow centers that you can fill with a secret stash of your favorite candies.
27. STRAWBERRY LIME MARGARITA CUPCAKES
Strawberry Lime Margarita Cupcakes full of lime, a bit of tequila and strawberry icing! They are the perfect dessert recipe to celebrate Cinco de Mayo or any day of the week.
Chocoflan recipe is part flan caramel custard, part chocolate cake. This twist on the classic dessert combines two favorite desserts in one!
29. LIME MARGARITA COOKIES
These cookies have the tang of lime juice and the kick of tequila. What's not to love?
30. CHURRO TRUFFLES
If you’re looking for a delicious churro dessert recipe, you have to try my churro truffles recipe! They’re the perfect addition to your Cindo de Mayo party!
31. BROWN BUTTER CHURRO CRISPY TREATS
Brown Butter Churro Crispy Treats are absolutely positively not something that you should make at midnight.
32. KALHUA TRES LECHES CUPCAKES
These Kahlua Tres Leches Cupcakes take classic tres leches cake and add a boozy Kahlua twist. An easy and delicious recipe that everyone will love!
33. EASY SOPAPILLA CHEESECAKE BARS
Make these for your next party or gathering and I bet everyone will be asking you for the recipe!
34. KEY LIME MARGARITA CUPCAKES
End your Cinco de Mayo celebration on sweet note with Key Lime Margarita Cupcakes!
35. MEXICAN CHOCOLATE SHOTS
Mexican Chocolate Shots, an easy Mexican recipe for Cinco de Mayo or anytime that has chocolate liqueur, amaretto, and pinnacle vodka. Like a fun Mexican Candy Shot, delicious!
36. MEXICAN SPICE MACAROONS WITH DULCE DE LECHE
Trying to come up with a new flavors today? This is the best recipe for you.
37. FRUIT TACOS WITH CHOCOLATE TORTILLAS
It would be fun to have a dessert taco table with a stack of chocolate tortilla’s, bowls of fresh fruit and a buffet of toppings!
38. AUTHENTIC HOMEMADE DULCE DE LECHE
Learn how to make Dulce de Leche two different ways! The classic version is made from milk, sugar and baking soda while the easy version is made with a simple can of sweetened condensed milk.
Sopapillas are a fried pastry that can be served sweet or savory. Great sprinkled with cinnamon & sugar then drizzled with honey. Cinco de Mayo favorite!
41. SOMBRERO COOKIES FILLED WITH CANDY
Bite into one of these Sombrero Cookies to find candy hiding inside. These colorful candy filled cookies will add a touch of whimsy to your Cinco de Mayo party or Mexican fiesta.
42. CHILI PEPPER CAKE POPS
Get the kids to help you and have a great time with it!
43. CACTUS CUPCAKE TOPPERS
These adorable cactus topper are so easy to make and only require a few supplies. they’re great for any Cinco de Mayo, southwestern or cactus themed parties.
44. CHURRO MARSHMALLOW TREATS
Churro Marshmallow Treats have 3 ingredients and are ready in 15 minutes. Perfect for Cinco de Mayo or any day of the week!
45. COOKIE SHOTS WITH MARGARITA MILKSHAKES
These homemade Cookie Shots with Margarita Milkshake are a fun spin on the traditional margarita.
46. APPLE TACO BOATS
Full of flavors. Toasted taco boats sprinkled with cinnamon sugar and topped with apple pie filling and pie crust.
47. CANNOLI CHIMICHANGAS
The cream cheese, sour cream, ricotta cheese and chocolate chips create a rich, creamy, cheesy dessert that even kids will love.
48. CHIPOTLE BROWNIES
Chipotle Brownies is an easy homemade brownie recipe for the chocolate lovers in your life.
49. CHURROS DESSERT NACHOS WITH DULCE DE LECHE
Craving for churros? This Churros Dessert Nachos with Dulce de Leche is perfect for a Cinco de Mayo party!
50. CONE HEAD: MARGARITA SNOW CONES FOR CINCO DE MAYO
Had to get one last Cinco de Mayo recipe in before this Saturday. And this one is sooo delicious...combining a childhood favorite with an adulthood fave: margarita snow cones! They're a great for any summer