Taco in a Muffin Tin Recipe

Taco in a Muffin Tin Recipe

 This Taco in a Muffin Tin Recipe muffin tin tacos are is as easy as they are delicious! They are perfect for game day, a family dinner, or holiday appetizers. These little tacos are goo-ood to the last bite! Come on in and I’ll share my recipe for Taco in a Muffin Tin Recipe


Muffin Tin Taco Recipe

These Muffin Tin Mini Tacos almost made there way to the Taste of Home Magazine. I’m a volunteer field editor for the magazine and I had been asked to submit a muffin tin recipe.  I got an email from one of the editors saying they were choosing both the pizza and taco recipes. Soon after, I had another email from on of the editors tell me that they had to choose one, because they didn’t have room for both. They chose the muffin tin pizzas to publish. So, I guess it’s up to me to share these yummy bites  of Muffin Tin Tacos with you!  


Here is a quick video tutorial to go along with the Muffin Tin Taco Recipe. I hope you enjoy it. 

Taco in a Muffin Tin Recipe for toddlers to eat

This is a great meal for the kids to try. You might even get your toddlers to try something new with this fun meal. 

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Taste of Home Muffin Tin Recipe

Here’s the printable for Taco in a Muffin Tin Recipe



Muffin Tin Tacos

Delicious and easy mini tacos!

  • Author: Melissa
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 20
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 12 1x


  • 2 Packages of Crescent Dough
  • 1 lb. of ground round
  • 1 package of taco seasoning
  • 3/4 cup of water
  • 1/2 cup of sour cream
  • 8 oz. package of shredded Colby & Monterey Jack Cheese Mix
  • Various taco toppings – shredded lettuce, chopped onions, chopped tomatoes, sliced olives, etc…


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees
  2. Grease the muffin tins
  3. In a large skillet over medium/high heat brown the meat
  4. Drain the fat
  5. Add the taco seasoning, and water to the browned meat
  6. Reduce heat, simmer uncovered for about 3 to 4 minutes
  7. Remove from heat
  8. Open the crescent dough packages
  9. Separate the triangles of dough, and place each triangle in a separate muffin tin, pressing the dough together where needed
  10. Use a fork to poke some holes in the dough
  11. Pre-Bake the dough in the muffin tins for about 3-5 minutes – just until dough is firm, and puffing up
  12. Use the back of a spoon or a small ladle, to push the puffed up dough down, in the center, so you have room for the filling
  13. To each crescent dough muffin, add in this order: 2 T of browned taco meat, 1/2 T of sour cream, and about 1 T of shredded cheese
  14. Bake for an additional 15 minutes or until the cheese is melted, and the dough is a golden color

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