Cinco de Mayo Food & Drink Ideas!

Cinco de Mayo Food & Drink Recipes!

Cinco de Mayo is one of my favorite days of the year. Bring on the margaritas and guacamole! If you’re hosting a Mexican dinner party for the Cinco de Mayo holiday, I have you covered with the best Cinco de Mayo foods and drinks.


What is Cinco de Mayo?

And how is it celebrated?

Cinco de Mayo is a day of celebration in Mexico as it commemorates the Mexican army’s unpredicted victory over the French soldiers in the Battle of Puebla that occurred on May 5, 1862. Cinco de Mayo means “Fifth of May” in Spanish.

Cinco de Mayo is celebrated with parades, parties and traditional Mexican foods!

Cinco de Mayo Food & Drink Recipe Ideas

Even if you’re just enjoying May 5th with family at home, make one of these festive recipes to celebrate! Or drop a Cinco de Mayo treat off to a friend or neighbor!

Cinco de Mayo Pinata Cookies

Pinata Cookies with a Sweet Surprise Inside!

Honey Lime Tequila Shrimp Tacos with Avocado! Perfect for Cinco de Mayo

Honey Lime Tequila Shrimp Tacos with Avocado

Churro TRUFFLES!

Churro Truffles

Easy & Delish Margarita Recipe for Cinco de Mayo

Classic (EASY & DELISH) Margarita Recipe

Delicious Taco Salad - Perfect for Cinco de Mayo

Taco Salad (perfect served bar-style for a large group)!

Layered Margarita Popsicle - perfect for Cinco de Mayo!

Layered Margarita Popsicles

Margarita Cookie Pie

Frozen Tropical Margarita - a Must for Cinco de Mayo!!

Frozen Tropical Margarita

Classic Guacamole Recipe - SAVE for Cinco de Mayo!

Classic Guacamole!

Skinny Taco Cups - Perfect Appetizer for Cinco de Mayo!

Skinny Taco Cups

Homemade Churros

Homemade Churros

Which recipe are you excited about? Me? Oh.. just all of them! I have to say that churros are my FAVE so I’m excited to make those!

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3 Comments

  1. Alissa S. says:

    Been wanting to make those piñata cookies for a while! Nows the perfect time!

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