7 Festive Dip Recipes That Will Spice Up Your Cinco de Mayo

It's Cinco de Mayo tomorrow and the first thing on our minds is of course the amazing food we're going to consume.

From queso to guac, to all things beans, we cannot wait to dunk our tortilla chips into heaping bowls of dip.

Store-bought is fine on the fly, but we all know Mexican food is best in its most authentic form—and that's why we've compiled a list of seven mouthwatering recipes sure to get you all fired up for festivities (in more ways than one!). So throw on your sombreros, call up some friends and check out our suggestions below:

Spicy Chorizo Queso Dip

This recipe requires a little cooking, so make sure to get an adult to help you! It will be completely worth it in the end. The combined deliciousness of the cheese, sour cream, chorizo and salsa is livening up our senses as we speak. If you're a huge fan of spicy things, you can follow the recipe here.

Spicy Queso for Cinco de Mayo

(via She Knows)

Cilantro Jalapeno Sauce

This unique sauce is yummy and super easy to make. All you need are some jalapenos and cilantro to spice up your Cinco de Mayo party this year. Check out the full recipe here.

Cilantro Jalapeno dip for Cinco de Mayo

(via Chungah)


Healthy Mexican Ranch Dip

Since you're probably just as obsessed with ranch dressing as we are, we had to include this twist on a dipping classic. Not only is this Mexican ranch dip delicious, it's healthy, too! Loaded with veggies, the whole thing only takes about ten minutes to make. Check out the full recipe here.

Healthy Mexican ranch dip for Cinco de Mayo

(via Six Sister's Stuff)


Texas Caviar

Don't be fooled by the name of this delicious delight. It actually only consists mostly of beans and veggies, but combined with Italian dressing, it's absolute magic. The recipe says to refrigerate it for two hours, but who can wait that long before eating the whole thing? You can find the full recipe here.

Texas Caviar dip for Cinco de Mayo

(via The Pretty Bee)


Sriracha Guacamole

This dip is a little more adventurous, but it's completely worth trying. If you need a little more spice in your life this Cinco de Mayo, the addition of Sriracha to this already-scrumptious guacamole dish will give it the extra kick you crave. The super simple recipe can be found here.

Sriracha guacamole dip for Cinco de Mayo

(via Chef De Home)


Mexican Street Corn Salad

We know this one is technically considered a "salad," but it also makes a really yummy dip! Packed with lime juice, peppers, beans and veggies, this is the perfect flavor-packed presentation for all different types of chips. The easy, breezy recipe can be found here.

Mexican corn salad for Cinco de Mayo

(via Little Spice Jar)


Mexican Layer Dip

And finally, this amazing Mexican layer dip also has a bit of cooking involved, but we can pretty much guarantee it'll be the hit of the party. Grab an adult and get ready to prep this dip loaded with all of our festive favorites – beans, cheese and chilies – you can get creative and add any kind of meat or other veggies you want. Live on the edge this holiday! View the entire recipe here.

Mexican layer dip for Cinco de Mayo

(via The Pioneer Woman)


Now that you have your appetizers out of the way, time to get on to dessert. HERE are a few recipes for sweet treats everyone will love.