Tara’sTaco Cups




Total Time: 35 mins

Prep Time: 20 mins

Cook Time: 15 mins

Yield: 24 cups

Dish Size: Muffin Tin





  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • ½ cup onion, chopped
  • 1 16-ounce can refried beans
  • 2 tubes seamless crescent dough
  • 1 ½ cups shredded cheddar cheese , divided
  • optional toppings: diced tomato, sliced olives, shredded lettuce, sour cream, guacamole, salsa




  1. In a large skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat for 6-8 minutes until browned, while chopping meat with spatula until crumbled. Drain. Stir in taco seasoning and refried beans.
  2. Unroll each tube of crescent dough into a long rectangle. Cut each rectangle into 12 pieces. Press lightly into muffin pans, creating a cup.
  3. Fill each muffin cup with a rounded tablespoon of beef mixture. Sprinkle each with 1 tablespoon cheddar cheese. Bake in a preheated 375ºF oven for 14-16 minutes or until dough is golden brown.
  4. Cool taco cups for 10 minutes before. Serve with optional toppings.