Taco Ranch Biscuit Bites

Taco Ranch Biscuit Bites – so GOOD! I’m totally addicted to these things! Ground beef, taco seasoning, Rotel tomatoes, ranch dressing, and cheddar cheese baked in refrigerated biscuits. Can make the taco meat mixture ahead of time and refrigerate until ready to bake. Great for tailgating, lunch, dinner, and parties! Everyone loves this recipe! #mexican #appetizer #superbowl #gameday #tailgating #beef

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Easy Appetizer made with Refrigerated Biscuits

Next week is the Super Bowl. I am super excited about the game. Well, I’m excited about the commercials and the food. I am still finalizing our menu, but I know these YUMMY Taco Ranch Biscuit Bites will on the table. OMG! SO good! Taco meat, ranch dressing, and cheese baked in mini biscuit cups. Get in my belly! They make a great appetizer but they are equally delicious for lunch or dinner. Serve the stuffed biscuits with some Mexican rice and beans and you are ready for a fiesta!

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How to Make Taco Ranch Biscuit Bites

These Taco Ranch Biscuit Bites are very easy to make. Start with splitting the biscuits. You are going to split each biscuit into two rounds. Place each biscuit round into a mini muffin pan. Next, make the taco meat. Let the taco meat cool and then add some ranch dressing and cheese. Spoon the taco meat mixture into the biscuit cups and bake.

  • This recipe is made for the smaller can of biscuits – NOT the bigger Grands biscuits. I used two cans of Pillsbury Flaky Layers Biscuits Buttermilk. It is a 12-oz can of biscuits with 10 biscuits in each can. You can also find 6-oz cans with 5 biscuits per can.
    • Make sure you have a total of 20 biscuits. You are going to separate each biscuit into two rounds making a total of 40 biscuits.
  • You can make the taco meat ahead of time and refrigerate until ready to bake the biscuits.
  • Feel free to substitute ground turkey for the ground beef.
  • Here is our recipe for Homemade Ranch Dressing: https://www.plainchicken.com/copycat-outback-ranch-dressing/
  • If you want to kick it up a notch, use our Jalapeno Ranch Dip in the mixture: https://www.plainchicken.com/jalapeno-ranch-dip/
  • Here is our recipe for Homemade Taco Seasoning: https://www.plainchicken.com/homemade-taco-seasoning/
  • This recipe uses a can of diced tomatoes and green chiles. If you are worried about the heat, make sure to buy a can of mild Rotel tomatoes. You can also omit the Rotel tomatoes and the bites will taste fine.
platter of taco ranch biscuit appetizers

Taco Stuffed Biscuit are Great for Parties

These biscuit bites are SO good! I have zero self-control around these yummy cheese biscuits. They taste great hot out of the oven or at room temperature. Feel free to dip the biscuits into some additional ranch dressing, salsa, or a combination of both! YUM! We all know that you can’t have just ONE thing to eat at a Super Bowl party, so here are a few of our favorite recipes from the blog that go great with these yummy taco biscuits:

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platter of taco ranch biscuit appetizers

Taco Ranch Biscuit Bites

Yield: 40 bites
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Taco Ranch Biscuit Bites – so GOOD! I’m totally addicted to these things! Ground beef, taco seasoning, Rotel tomatoes, ranch dressing, and cheddar cheese baked in refrigerated biscuits. Can make the taco meat mixture ahead of time and refrigerate until ready to bake. Great for tailgating, lunch, dinner, and parties! Everyone loves this recipe! #mexican #appetizer #superbowl #gameday #tailgating #beef

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 (1-oz) package taco seasoning
  • 1 (10-oz) can diced tomatoes and green chiles, undrained
  • cup water
  • 1 cup bottled Ranch dressing
  • 2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 (12-oz) cans refrigerated buttermilk biscuits

Instructions:

  • Preheat oven to 375ºF. Lightly spray mini muffin pans with cooking spray, set aside.
  • Cook ground beef in a large skillet over medium-high heat until no longer pink. Drain fat. Add taco seasoning, diced tomatoes and green chiles, and water. Simmer for 5 minutes. Cool slightly.
  • Stir together taco meat mixture, ranch dressing, and shredded cheddar cheese.
  • Remove biscuits from cans and split each biscuit into two rounds. Place each biscuit round into muffin tin. Scoop taco meat mixture into biscuit cups.
  • Bake for 12 to 15 minutes, until biscuits are golden brown.

Notes:

3 cans of biscuits
  • This recipe is made for the smaller can of biscuits – NOT the bigger Grands biscuits. I used two cans of Pillsbury Flaky Layers Biscuits Buttermilk. It is a 12-oz can of biscuits with 10 biscuits in each can. You can also find 6-oz cans with 5 biscuits per can. You want to make sure you have a total of 20 biscuits. You are going to separate each biscuit into two rounds making a total of 40 biscuits.
  • You can make the taco meat ahead of time and refrigerate until ready to bake the biscuits.
  • Feel free to substitute ground turkey for the ground beef.
  • Here is our recipe for Homemade Ranch Dressing: https://www.plainchicken.com/copycat-outback-ranch-dressing/
  • If you want to kick it up a notch, use our Jalapeno Ranch Dip in the mixture: https://www.plainchicken.com/jalapeno-ranch-dip/
  • Here is our recipe for Homemade Taco Seasoning: https://www.plainchicken.com/homemade-taco-seasoning/
  • This recipe uses a can of diced tomatoes and green chiles. If you are worried about the heat, make sure to buy a can of mild Rotel tomatoes. You can also omit the Rotel tomatoes and the bites will taste fine.

Steph

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  1. I finally got around to making these; sorry I waited a couple months. Wow!!! They’re fantastic! I couldn’t find the smaller biscuits so just used regular muffin tin. They were a great accompaniment to homemade tomato soup. Make these addictive biscuits. You won’t regret it.

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