When it comes to party foods, 7 layer dip is one of my favorites. It has seven layers of delicious flavors. It is a party classic and looks so pretty on a serving plate. The only problem is that once the first couple of people have dug into the platter it starts looking like a big, sloppy mess! Once that happens it isn’t nearly as appetizing either. But I have a solution with INDIVIDUAL 7 Layer Dip Cups!
With this Individual 7 Layer Dip Cups Recipe, we take the classic layers and pile them into clear plastic drink cups. This makes them looking pretty until the very last cup is served. I also think it’s a lot more sanitary because you don’t run the risk of those double-dippers contaminating the whole tray of dip!
If you’re having a big party you can also make a variety of different cups. For some you might use refried black beans rather than refried pinto beans. You can also put mild salsa in some cups and hot salsa in the others. Just be sure to mark which ones are spicy! You could do this by adding a couple of sliced jalapeño peppers on the top to really kick things up a notch!
The other thing I like about these individual cups is that they can be packed as a fun lunchbox option! Just cover the cup with a piece of plastic wrap, toss in a baggie full of tortilla chips and you have lunch on the go!
Individual 7 Layer Dip Cups Recipe
(Yield about 6 individual cups)
16 oz Refried Beans
1 package Taco Seasoning
1 cup Guacamole
8 oz Sour Cream
1 cup Chunky Salsa
1 cup Shredded Cheddar Cheese
1/2 cup diced Tomatoes
1/4 cup slice Green Onions
1/4 cup sliced Olives
9 oz. clear plastic tumblers
Add taco seasoning to refried beans and mix well.
Drain some of the moisture from the salsa so that it doesn’t seep down into the lower layers.
Layer ingredients into each cup being careful not to smear on the sides of the cup.
Gently push down each layer to avoid any empty spaces.
Layer about 2 tablespoons of each into the cups:
Divide tomatoes evenly across cups.
Top each cup with green onions and olives.
Serve with Tortilla Chips.
- 16 oz Refried Beans
- 1 package Taco Seasoning
- 1 cup Guacamole
- 8 oz Sour Cream
- 1 cup Chunky Salsa
- 1 cup Shredded Cheddar Cheese
- 1/2 cup diced Tomatoes
- 1/4 cup slice Green Onions
- 1/4 cup sliced Olives
- Add taco seasoning to refried beans and mix well.
- Drain some of the moisture from the salsa so that it soesnt seep down into lower layers.
- Layer ingredients into each cup being careful not to spmear on the sides.
- Gently push down each ingredient to clean any empty spaces.
- Layer about 2 tablespoons of each into the cups:
- Bean mixture
- Sour Cream
- Divide tomatoes evenly across cups.
- Top each with green onions and olives.
- Serve with Tortilla Chips.