Cheesy Taco Bombs Skillet

This Cheesy Taco Bombs Skillet is a quick and easy appetizer recipe that's filled with tender taco meat and gooey cheese!

This Cheesy Taco Bombs Skillet is a deliciously cheesy party appetizer or game day snack that everyone will love!

This Cheesy Taco Bombs Skillet is a quick and easy appetizer recipe that's filled with tender taco meat and gooey cheese!

Remember when I shared these Cheesy Taco Sticks? Well, I had a some extra taco meat and a can of Pillsbury biscuits in my fridge and wanted to make another fun snack.

That’s when these little Taco Bombs were born!

This Cheesy Taco Bombs Skillet is a quick and easy appetizer recipe that's filled with tender taco meat and gooey cheese!

All you need to do is flatten out a biscuit, pile on some taco meat and a little cheese.

I had some cheddar cheese sticks in my fridge so I used those, but shredded cheddar would work just as good!

This Cheesy Taco Bombs Skillet is a quick and easy appetizer recipe that's filled with tender taco meat and gooey cheese!

You could even add a little sliced jalapeño in each one for some extra taco flair! Since I was serving these to my kids I went ahead and kept them simple.

Roll up the biscuit so it’s enclosing the meat and cheese, then pinch the seams closed.

This Cheesy Taco Bombs Skillet is a quick and easy appetizer recipe that's filled with tender taco meat and gooey cheese!

Place them seam side down in a lightly buttered skillet and then brush the tops with some garlic and cilantro infused melted butter.

This Cheesy Taco Bombs Skillet is a quick and easy appetizer recipe that's filled with tender taco meat and gooey cheese!

Two small tubes of biscuits was perfect for this 10″ skillet, leaving a small spot in the middle open for your favorite taco dip.

I paired these with salsa, sour cream and a those pickled jalapeños for me!

This Cheesy Taco Bombs Skillet is a quick and easy appetizer recipe that's filled with tender taco meat and gooey cheese!

The insides are filled with gooey cheese and tender taco meat, while the outside is crisp, buttery and delicious!

I couldn’t keep my hands off of these ones!

This Cheesy Taco Bombs Skillet is a quick and easy appetizer recipe that's filled with tender taco meat and gooey cheese!

Make these cheesy bombs for your next gathering!

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Cheesy Taco Bombs Skillet

This Cheesy Taco Bombs Skillet is a quick and easy appetizer recipe that's filled with tender taco meat and gooey cheese!

This Cheesy Taco Bombs Skillet is a deliciously cheesy party appetizer or game day snack that everyone will love!

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 12 minutes
  • Total Time: 27 minutes
  • Yield: makes 20 bombs 1x
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Ingredients

  • 2 (7.5oz) tubes Pillsbury Biscuits
  • 1 1/2 cups leftover taco meat (cooled)*
  • 5 cheddar cheese sticks, cut into 1 inch pieces (20 total)
  • 2 tbsp melted butter
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp dried cilantro

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Lightly grease a 10″ skillet and set aside.
  2. Press each biscuit flat, and top with a small portion of the taco meat and piece of cheese. Fold the biscuit over and pinch the seams, creating a small ball. Place the ball seam side down in the skillet. Repeat with the remaining balls, leaving a little space between each ball.
  3. Combine the melted butter, garlic powder and cilantro in a small dish then brush the tops of the balls with the butter. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, or until tops are golden brown. Sprinkle with extra cilantro if desired and serve with your favorite taco toppings. Enjoy!

Notes

*To make taco meat – simply brown 1 lb. ground beef in a large skillet, using a wooden spoon to break up and crumble the meat. Drain any fat and return skillet to heat. Add in 1/4 cup of water and 1 packet taco seasoning. Stir and cook until mixture has thickened and is no longer runny.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 4 to 6

This Cheesy Taco Bombs Skillet is a quick and easy appetizer recipe that's filled with tender taco meat and gooey cheese!

About the author

Shawn is the Owner and Creator of I Wash You Dry. She loves to create and share simple, family-friendly recipes with a bit of life sprinkled in. Mom to 4 adorable children and dwells in the desert of Southern Utah.
5 Responses
  1. Jenna

    We’ve got some leftover taco meat in the fridge from last night, and I was looking for something to do it with that’s not just tacos again. This looks great! My family will love this!

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Shawn Syphus Hi, I'm Shawn and I'm a busy mom of four; pretending to live on a budget. I love to cook, and explore new recipes, but they have to be quick and easy with as few dishes as possible.

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