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!
Taco Salad (perfect served bar-style for a large group)!
Margarita Cookie Pie
Skinny Taco Cups
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!
Looking for more ideas? Be sure to check out these posts too!
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