25 Classic Mexican Dessert Recipes For Cinco De Mayo

Cinco De Mayo, the annual celebration to commemorate the Mexican Army’s difficult victory. Plus, another day to have delicious desserts. Churros – we see you! Enjoy these 25 classic Mexican dessert recipes…

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1. Churro Ice Cream Bowls

Probably the yummiest thing on this list, but you didn’t hear that from us…

From: Tasty

2. Mexican Chocolate Snickerdoodles

Just in time for Cinco de Mayo! These Mexican Chocolate Snickerdoodles pack a powerful flavor punch! Cinnamon and cayenne combine for an explosion of flavor that’s hard to resist. This easy cookie recipe is the perfect dessert for your chocolate loving friends!

From: MomOnTimeout

3. Mexican Brownies

My favorite brownie recipe with some added kick!! Cinnamon and spices make these chocolate brownies perfect for when you want some spiced up brownies.

From: CrazyForCrust

4. Tres Leches Cupcakes

The classic Mexican dessert – Tres Leches Cake – goes single sized in these Tres Leches Cupcakes that would be perfect for any Cinco de Mayo celebration.

From: TasteAndTellBlog

5. Mexican Horchata

The easiest, creamy and slightly sweet homemade Authentic Mexican Horchata.

From: TastesBetterFromScratch

6. Margarita Bars

Margarita bars are a delicious take on ooey gooey butter cake bars. Deliciously creamy with a hint of refreshing lime.

From: FoodLovingFamily

7. Cocadas Mexican Coconut Candies

My take on classic Mexican cocadas, aka coconut candies. Only 3 ingredients for these chewy, sweet coconut heaven, perfect Cinco de Mayo treat!

From: SweetAndSavoryByShinee

8. Fruit Salsa with Cinnamon Chips

This simple Fruit Salsa recipe is a fresh and easy dish that’s wonderful served on homemade cinnamon chips! Great for snacking, or summer parties!

From: RealHouseMoms

9. Churro Muffins

Churro Muffins transform a sweet cinnamon Mexican Dessert into bite-sized mini muffins that are baked instead of fried!

From: FlavorMosiac

10. Mexican Hot Chocolate Cookies

Mexican Hot Chocolate Cookies are literally the best chocolate cookies I’ve ever tasted and made. Super chewy on the edges, super soft on the center and loaded with chocolate with a spicy kick.

From: GiveRecipe

11. Apple Pie Tacos

Super Easy Apple Pie Tacos – delicious cinnamon sugary apple filling in a crispy and sweet taco, drizzled with caramel sauce, and then topped with whipped cream! The easiest apple dessert that comes together in no time.

From: TipBuzz

12. Homemade Mexican Churros

One of my favorite moments about traveling is the food experiences everywhere you go. I knew prior to going to Mexico that I HAD to find real Mexican churros. I wanted to taste the authentic churros that everyone raves about. You know, not the ones you get at Costco.

From: TableForTwoBlog

13. Tres Leches Cake

The BEST authentic homemade Tres Leches Cake. An ultralight cake soaked in a sweet milk mixture and topped with fresh whipped cream and cinnamon. This simple Mexican dessert is one of our favorites!

From: TastesBetterFromScratch

14. Tequila Lime Cheesecake Bars

These tequila lime cheesecake bars are the perfect Cinco de Mayo treat!

From: SweetPeasAndSaffron

15. Churro Cookies

One of my favorite Cinco De Mayo snacks is Churros.  They’re tender, warm and totally Cinnamony!  I’ve tried and failed to make the authentic version at home, and much like my huge ‘Tamale fail of 2011’..this was a complete disgrace to the culture.. lol!

From: OhBiteIt

16. Easy Sopapilla Cheesecake

Sopapilla Cheesecake Dessert? Check. Easy? Check. So freakin’ good they’ll blow your mind? Check.

From: SugarApron

17. Cheesecake Taquitos

Wrapping up Cinco de Mayo recipes week with dessert, of course! 🙂 Let me introduce you to Cheesecake Taquitos. These fun dessert taquitos are utterly divine!

From: LifeInTheLofthouse

18. Caramel Apple Chimichangas

The end of summer is near. Some people are sad about it, while others are looking forward to it. Colder days and rain can spoil your mood. However, every season has its charms. Fall is a time of the year when we enjoy beautiful dishes … Delicious Caramel Apple Chimichangas dessert is one of them.

From: SweetAndSpicyKitchen

19. Baked Churro Chips

Baked Churro Chips start with Naan that is baked until crisp then covered in butter and cinnamon sugar. The chocolate ganache dip is amazing! This easy churros recipe is perfect for game day snacks, Valentine’s Day treat, or Cinco de Mayo dessert!

From: CrazyForCrust

20. Sopapilla Cheesecake Bars

Inspired by the popular Mexican pastry, these cinnamon sugar cheesecake bars—with their sweet cream cheese filling, crunchy-sweet topping and flaky crescent crust—are dangerously good, and dangerously easy to make. Don’t say we didn’t warn you!

From: Pillsbury

21. Easy Mexican Fried Ice Cream

An easy to make Mexican Fried Ice Cream.  All the flavors of the classic without the actual frying!!  Perfect individual desserts for summer!

From: HouseOfYumm

22. Mexican Chocolate Tres Leches Cake

Is it bad that even though I’m sufficiently full from all of our eating adventures so far that I could reallllllly go for a slice of this Mexican Chocolate Tres Leches Cake?  That darn sweet tooth gets me every time!

From: GreensNChocolate

23. Churro Cupcakes

With Cinco de Mayo coming up, I figured I needed a recipe to celebrate one of my favorite eating holidays of all time. These Churro Cupcakes fit the bill – they’re moist cinnamon-spiced cupcakes topped with a luscious vanilla buttercream and garnished with a crispy baked churro. They’re positively divine for any serious cinnamon lover, and they have the same churro taste in a sweet and fluffy cupcake. In one word? Irresistible!

From: TheDomesticRebel

24. Cinco De Mayo Treats

These juicy strawberries are all decked out for Cinco de Mayo.  They are dipped in white chocolate and jazzed up with green sprinkles!

From: CookingOnTheFrontBurners

25. Choco Tacos

These Choco Taco shells are made adapting the traditional Italian Pizzelle into a dessert taco shell…so if you are traditional Italian or Mexican I’ll just go ahead and apologize right now for the disgrace I’m about to bring your traditions. But they are so good that you may be able to forgive me…I hope? Plus there are sprinkles involved. Who can be mad at Sprinkles?

From: TheCraftingChicks

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