We have 27 easy Mexican desserts that are effortless but absolutely amazing. From cakes and cookies to cheesecake and more, these will be a huge hit.

We have 25 easy Mexican desserts that are simple but amazing. From cakes and cookies to cheesecake and more, these will be a hit. These recipes are traditional Mexican desserts that are all authentic and easy to make too! #dessertsonadime #mexicandesserts #easydesserts
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Easy Mexican Desserts

Whether you are throwing a party or just want a dessert to go with Taco Tuesday, these recipes are absolutely fabulous. There is something for everyone to enjoy.

From no bake desserts and Traditional Mexican Cookies, this list is jam packed with popular Mexican recipes. Each of these dessert ideas are quick and easy. Give one of these traditional Mexican dessert recipes a try.

No need to head to your favorite Mexican restaurant when you can easily make these delicious desserts at home. Your family will be so impressed!

27 Mexican Dessert recipes

Let’s get started with these fantastic dessert recipes. There are endless options so it might be hard to choose only one. Each of these require minimum ingredients and effort.

Fried Mexican Desserts

1. Sopapilla Recipe

These traditional Sopapillas make everyone happy. The dough is fried to a golden brown. They are crispy on the outside and soft on the inside. Drizzle with honey or chocolate sauce.

Sopapilla Recipe 
This traditional Sopapilla recipe is fried to perfection and drizzled in honey. The dough is very simple to make and tastes delicious.
Sopapilla Recipe 

2. Elephant Ears

Don’t be intimated by this pastry recipe for Elephant Ears. It is extremely simple to make and deep frying makes it fast. These are decadent with cinnamon and sugar sprinkled on top or a generous dollop of whipped cream.

Elephant Ears
Enjoy sweet pastry dough fried to perfection in this elephant ears recipe. Each bite is topped with cinnamon and sugar for a delicious treat.
Elephant Ears

3. Cinnamon Chips

These taste like a fried treat but you can actually bake them. Cinnamon chips make a quick and easy dessert with just 4 ingredients.

Cinnamon Chips
Cinnamon Chips make a delicious and easy dessert or snack idea. With only 4 ingredients, homemade cinnamon chips can be ready in minutes.
Cinnamon Chips

4. Disney Churros

You don’t need to take a trip to Disney World to enjoy their famous churros. Anyone can easily make these at home without much effort. They are fried to perfection and dusted with sugar on top.

Churros on a platter beside chocolate sauce.
Disney Churros
Disney churros are so easy to make at home. They are crispy on the outside and soft and fluffy on the inside.
Disney Churros

5. Air Fryer Strawberry Cheesecake Chimichangas

Chimichangas make such a special dessert. The air fryer makes it extremely effortless and the creamy strawberry filling is delicious.

Air Fryer Strawberry Cheesecake Chimichangas
Air Fryer Strawberry Cheesecake Chimichangas are a healthier version of deep-fried burritos or taquitos. This quick and easy dessert of stuffed soft flour tortillas with creamy cheesecake filling, fresh strawberries, and cinnamon sugar is simply irresistible!
Air Fryer Strawberry Cheesecake Chimichangas

Mexican Cake Recipes

6. Flan Cake

Caramel Flan is one of my favorite Mexican desserts. It is authentic and delicious. This cake is one to impress.

Flan Cake
This yummy flan cake recipe is so easy and starts with a cake mix. The flan layer is simple to make and delicious.
Flan Cake

7. Tres Leches Cake

From the moist cake to the sweet whipped topping, this recipe never disappoints. It is so sweet and luscious for one of the best Mexican desserts.

Tres Leches Cake
Tres leche cake recipe is very easy but always the first dessert to disappear at parties. Each bite is moist with decadent whipped topping,
Tres Leches Cake

8. Sopapilla Cheesecake

This authentic Mexican dessert has numerous flaky layers packed with creamy cheesecake filling. Each bite is heavenly with the perfect combination of the best ingredients.

Sopapilla Cheesecake
Layers of flaky pastry, creamy cheesecake and a tasty cinnamon mixture make this sopapilla cheesecake recipe the best. Slice into bars for an easy treat.
Sopapilla Cheesecake

9. Deep Fried Cheesecake

These cheesecake bites are the perfect size for snacking. Each one is deep fried to absolute perfection. We love to sprinkle them excessively with powdered sugar.

Deep fried cheesecake
Each bite of Deep fried cheesecake recipe is creamy on the inside and crispy on the outside. The recipe is so easy and we have the best tips.
Deep fried cheesecake

10. Key Lime Cupcakes

Key Lime flavor is the perfect dessert to make to go with your Mexican dinner. The sweet and sour combination makes for a decadent dessert. The icing is rich and creamy.

Key Lime Cupcakes
Sweet and tart key lime cupcakes make the best treat. Fans of key lime pie will love this recipe and the icing makes it even better. Try it!
Key Lime Cupcakes

11. Key Lime Bars

Everything you love about Key Lime Pie is in these fabulous bars. They are light and jam packed with creamy lime filing.

Key Lime Bars
These decadent key lime bars are the perfect size for parties and more. The filling is light and creamy with the best lime flavor. 
Key Lime Bars

12. Cinnamon Bundt Cake Recipe

The results are impressive but the work is minimum. This effortless bundt cake looks stunning and tastes even better with the cinnamon flavor and drizzle.

Cinnamon Bundt Cake recipe
 Cinnamon Bundt Cake recipe is easy to throw together but it looks like it took hours to make! This will become your favorite cake to make!
Cinnamon Bundt Cake recipe

13. Tres Leches Cupcakes

Enjoy your favorite Mexican cake in the form of cupcakes. These Tres Leches Cupcakes are perfect for a party and the incividual size makes it handy.

Tres Leches Cupcakes
The classic Mexican dessert – Tres Leches Cake – goes single sized in these Tres Leches Cupcakes that would be perfect for any Cinco de Mayo celebration.
Tres Leches Cupcakes

Each bite of these cookies is so soft and delicious. They are reminiscent of a sugar cookie but combined with cinnamon for the best recipe.

Snickerdoodle Cookie Recipe
Snickerdoodle Cookie Recipe is one of our favorites. The cookies are so soft and delicious.  Each bite is the perfect blend of cinnamon and sugar.
Snickerdoodle Cookie Recipe

15. Snowball Cookies Recipe

Mexican Wedding Cookies are buttery and light. Each cookie is coated in powdered sugar for a fantastic treat everyone will enjoy.

Snowball cookies recipe
Your family will go crazy over this Snowball cookies recipe. Each bite is buttery and delicious with lots of powdered sugar on top. They are so good and we look for any excuse to make snowball cookies.
Snowball cookies recipe

16. Dulce De Leche Sandwich Cookies

These cookies are sandwiched between a rich filling that everyone will go crazy over. You get all the delicious flavor of Dulce De Leche in these bite size cookies.

DULCE DE LECHE SANDWICH COOKIES
Crumbly, tender cookies sandwiched together with dulce de leche – alfajores are the kind of cookies that almost anyone will be tempted by.
DULCE DE LECHE SANDWICH COOKIES

No bake Mexican Desserts

17.Fried Ice Cream

From the crispy outside to the creamy inside, this is one dessert that will go fast. It is fabulous.

Fried Ice Cream
Enjoy deep fried ice cream recipe at home with this recipe. The crispy outside and the creamy ice cream combine for a restaurant style treat.
Fried Ice Cream

18. Cream Cheese Mints

These mints will literally melt in your mouth. You can make these any color you prefer. We like to alternate various colors.

Cream Cheese Mints
Cream cheese mints are easy to make and perfect to serve at baby showers or bridal showers. With a few ingredients, anyone can make these.
Cream Cheese Mints

19. Mango Popsicles

These ice pops only call for 4 ingredients for the easiest frozen treat. The mango flavor is light and delicious.

Popsicles ready to enjoy.
Mango Popsicles
You only need 4 ingredients to make these delicious Mango Popsicles. They are so refreshing and perfect for a hot day.
Mango Popsicles

20. Lime Popsicles

If you are looking for a refreshing dessert to beat the heat, make these easy lime popsicles with minimum prep work. They are light and packed with flavor.

Homemade Lime Popsicles
Enjoy light and refreshing lime popsicles when you make this recipe. It is the perfect summer time treat and the entire family will enjoy.
Homemade Lime Popsicles

21. Rolled Ice Cream

This fun-loving treat only calls for 2 simple ingredients. The results look absolutely stunning. This dessert is always a show stopper.

Rolled Ice Cream Recipe
Homemade Rolled Ice Cream Recipe is super easy to make with only 2 ingredients. You can add any toppings you like in this fun and tasty recipe.
Rolled Ice Cream Recipe

22. Frozen Margarita Pie

From the decadent pretzel crust to the creamy frozen margarita filling, this pie is unforgettable. The fresh lime juice is undeniably fabulous.

Frozen Margarita Pie
No-Bake Frozen Margarita Pie is cool and creamy, with a salty-sweet pretzel crust and a frosty filling flavored with fresh lime juice, tequila, and triple sec!
Frozen Margarita Pie

23. Mango Tajin Popsicles

If you haven’t attempted to make Mangonada popsicles, you are missing out. It is the perfect blend of fruit and spice. They are really refreshing and straightforward to make.

Mango Tajin Popsicles
Mango Tajin Popsicle tastes like biting into a piece of mango with a hint of spice. These traditional mangonada popsicles are easy to make and so refreshing.
Mango Tajin Popsicles

24. Cherry Mango Popsicles

Not only are these popsicles tasty but they are absolutely gorgeous as well. Furthermore, the layers of cherry and mangos look stunning and taste so refreshing.

Cherry Mango Popsicles
Cherry Mango Popsicles have layers of cherry and mangos that combine for a gorgeous treat. It is so light and refreshing.
Cherry Mango Popsicles

25. Cheesecake Dessert Tacos

Jazz up a plain taco with this fabulous dessert recipe. The cheesecake filling is rich and creamy. You can also add cherry topping, apple pie filling or cool whip on top.

Cheesecake Dessert Tacos
This is a fun twist on the usual no bake cheesecake and a great way to serve it to a crowd!
Cheesecake Dessert Tacos

26. Tres Leche Cupcakes

Bonus Recipe – This tres leche cupcakes is the perfect Mexican inspired dessert, so I had to add it.

Tres Leche Cupcakes
Tres Leche Cupcakes are light, airy, and fluffy and are lightly soaked in three milks. Then they are topped with a cinnamon whipped topping.
Tres Leche Cupcakes

27. Mexican Sweet Bread

Mexican Sweet Bread
Mexican Sweet Bread is a popular option at any Mexican bakery. Learn how to make Mexican pan dulce at home for a fabulous sweet treat.
Mexican Sweet Bread

28. Air Fryer Churro Chips

Air Fryer Churro Chips
Each bite of Air Fryer Churro Chips is crispy and loaded with a cinnamon sugar mixture. Dip them in the creamy caramel sauce for a real treat.
Air Fryer Churro Chips

29. Churro Chimichangas

Cheesecake Chimichangas
Deep fried Cheesecake Chimichangas have a creamy cheesecake filling stuffed into a tortilla. The entire treat is rolled in cinnamon sugar for a rich and delicious dessert.
Cheesecake Chimichangas

30. Churro Bites

Churro Bites
Deep fried Churro Bites taste amazing coated with cinnamon and sugar. You will love these bite size treats for snacking.
Churro Bites

31. Churro Cheesecakes

Churro Cheesecake
Decadent layers of cinnamon mixture make this Cream Cheese Churro Cheesecake recipe delicious. The flaky crescent rolls and yummy topping create an irresistible dessert.
Churro Cheesecake

32. Cinnamon Roll Rice Krispie treats

Cinnamon Roll Rice Krispie Treats
Each bite of Cinnamon Roll Rice Krispie Treats is ooey gooey and loaded with cinnamon flavor. This is a fabulous combination and even has glaze on top.
Cinnamon Roll Rice Krispie Treats

33. Cinnamon Popcorn

Cinnamon Popcorn
Cinnamon Sugar Popcorn is a tasty blend of sweet and salty. This easy recipe is perfect for movie night and frugal.
Cinnamon Popcorn

Easy Mexican dessert recipes.

There are so many effortless and fabulous desserts to easily create at home. As a result, you might want to make more than one.

We love these delicious options that take very little effort to prepare.

Sometimes we also make Mexican Hot Chocolate with evaporated milk for an easy Mexican drink. Other authentic ideas include Arroz con leche if you like rice pudding.

The delicious recipes are endless for ideas to try. Get started today and see how fabulous these recipes are.

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