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Graveyard Halloween Taco Dip

Spooky Graveyard Halloween Taco Dip

  • Author: Sarah Mulligan
  • Prep Time: 5 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 Minutes
  • Total Time: 30 Minutes
  • Yield: 12 Servings 1x

Description

This Spooky Graveyard Halloween Taco Dip is absolutely to “die” for and so easy to make. Not only is it tasty, but it has the perfect amount of spice to “wake the dead”. This recipe is great with a number of different additions and is fully customizable using any of the optional toppings below. It can be served either warm or chilled. For a darker “soil”, make a black bean taco dip by substituting 2 cans of refried black beans. Feel free to get creative with your graveyard scene as decorations will vary based on your local Halloween or dollar stores.


Scale

Ingredients

For The Dip:

  • 2 Cans Traditional Refried Beans (use refried black beans for a black bean taco dip)
  • 1 8 oz. Packet Of Cream Cheese, Softened
  • 1 16 oz. Container Of Sour Cream
  • 1 4 oz. Can Diced Green Chiles
  • 1 Packet Taco Seasoning Of Your Choice
  • 1 Tsp. Ground Cayenne Pepper (optional)

For Decorations: 

  • Fritos
  • Halloween/Dollar Store Graveyard Figurines

Optional Toppings:

  • Shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • Shredded Iceberg Lettuce
  • Sliced Olives
  • Salsa
  • Fresh Diced Tomatoes
  • Diced Green Onions
  • Fresh Chopped Cilantro
  • Diced Avocado


Instructions

In a medium-sized mixing bowl, blend together the refried beans, cream cheese, sour cream, green chiles, taco seasoning, and cayenne pepper until smooth.

Spread into a 9×13-inch pan. Chill in the refrigerator for 1 hour before decorating. It would be a “grave” mistake not to. 

While the Halloween Taco Dip is chilling, crush 1-2 cups of Fritos in a Ziploc bag (depending on how many graves you’ll be making).

When the Halloween Taco Dip has firmed up, form oval-shaped graves by laying down mounds of crushed Fritos in front of each headstone. Decorate with skulls, ghosts, mummies, spiders, skeletons, or whatever else you can find. I mixed salsa into the top layer of my Halloween Taco Dip for a “bloody” look. Feel free to get creative with your decorating, the possibilities are…frightening! 


Notes

“Dress up” individual servings with lettuce, tomatoes, salsa, shredded cheese, or any other toppings you desire. Serve with tortilla chips or Fritos. This recipe can easily be made low-fat or vegan by substituting the sour cream, cream cheese, and beans with vegan or low-fat versions. *Nutritional information is calculated without Fritos. 


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1/12th pan
  • Calories: 204
  • Sugar: 3.4g
  • Sodium: 683.1
  • Fat: 14.4g
  • Saturated Fat: 9g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 11.6g
  • Fiber: 2.4g
  • Protein: 5.9g
  • Cholesterol: 45 mg

Keywords: Halloween Taco Dip, Black Bean Taco Dip, Mexican Dip, Halloween Appetizers, Taco Dip, Bean Dip, Halloween Potluck, Halloween Party

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