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Mexican Layer Dip in glass baking dish on counter

Mexican Layer Dip

This delicious Mexican Layer Dip is the perfect appetizer for your next party or gathering! Enjoy layers of fiesta Mexican flavor that everyone will love.

Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword Mexican Layer Dip
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Servings 12
Author Recipes Simple


  • 16 ounce can refried beans
  • 8 ounce package cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 tbsp taco seasoning
  • 16 ounce container prepared guacamole
  • 16 ounce jar chunky salsa, (drain 3 tablespoons of the liquid and reserve)
  • 16 ounces Mexican blend shredded cheese


  1. Mix 3 tablespoons of the Salsa liquid and 2 tablespoons of the sour cream in with the refried beans and stir until combined. Then spread refried beans evenly on the bottom of a 9x13 casserole dish.

  2. In a medium mixing bowl, combine the cream cheese, remaining sour cream, and taco seasoning. Stir until combined. Spread over refried beans.

  3. Add the guacamole in an even layer. Pour salsa over the guacamole and spread until covered. Top with a layer of cheese.

  4. Garnish with chopped tomatoes, chopped pickled jalapenos, chopped cilantro, and sliced black olives.

  5. Cover and chill until ready to serve.

  6. Serve with corn chips, tortilla chips, or assorted dipping vegetables.

Recipe Notes

For best flavor cover and refrigerate at least one hour before serving.