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Easy Taco Cups

These zesty little cups rank high on my list of favorites because they’re fast, easy and delicious! They make a fantastic finger food for parties, and guests have fun selecting their desired toppings. —Ashley Jarvies, Manassa, CO
  • Total Time
    Prep: 30 min. Bake: 15 min.
  • Makes
    12 servings


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 envelope taco seasoning
  • 1 can (16 ounces) refried beans
  • 2 tubes (8 ounces each) refrigerated seamless crescent dough sheet
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • Optional toppings: Chopped tomatoes, sliced ripe olives, shredded lettuce, sour cream, guacamole and salsa


  • Preheat oven to 375°. In a large skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat 6-8 minutes or until no longer pink, breaking into crumbles; drain. Stir in taco seasoning and refried beans; heat through.
  • Unroll each tube of dough into a long rectangle. Cut each rectangle into 12 pieces; press lightly onto bottom and up sides of 24 ungreased muffin cups.
  • Fill each muffin cup with a rounded tablespoonful of beef mixture; sprinkle each with 1 tablespoon cheese. Bake 14-16 minutes or until dough is golden brown. Cool in pans 10 minutes before removing. Serve with toppings as desired.

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  • Jellybug
    Apr 16, 2019

    I made this delicious taco cups for an informal dinner party we had with our neighbor and friends. The cups went over so well. they asked for the recipe. They were so easy to prepare and delicious beyond words to eat..must double the recipe next time!

  • Merry
    Apr 1, 2019

    Easy way to serve bite size servings of favorite tacos

  • Donna
    Mar 30, 2019

    Why can’t I share this recipe? The share won’t work