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Spooky 8-Layer Taco Dip
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4.88 from 16 votes

Spooky 8-Layer Taco Dip

Spooky 8-Layer Taco Dip is the perfect appetizer and party food for all of your Halloween festivities. This no-bake dip is always a winner and is the first dip devoured at any party. It only takes 5 minutes to put together, but your guests will think that you spent all day in the kitchen!
Prep Time5 minutes
Total Time5 minutes
Course: Appetizer, Halloween
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 139kcal


  • 1 ¼ cups light sour cream, divided
  • 1 ½ Tablespoons taco seasoning
  • 14.5 ounce can fat-free refried beans
  • 1 cup chunky salsa, drained (See Tip 1)
  • 1 cup guacamole
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • ¼ cup chopped tomatoes, cored and seeded
  • ¼ cup sliced black olives, drained
  • ¼ cup sliced green onions, tops only
  • Tortilla Chips


  • Combine 1 cup sour cream and taco seasoning in a small bowl. Set aside
  • Spread refried beans in the bottom of a 9-inch dish.
  • Spread sour cream/taco seasoning mixture on top of refried beans.
  • Spread drained salsa on top of sour cream/taco seasoning mixture.
  • Top with guacamole, leaving a 1-½ to 2-inch border around the dish,
  • Sprinkle shredded cheese around the outer edge of the dish.
  • Sprinkle tomatoes, olives, and green onions on top of shredded cheese.
  • Place the remaining sour cream in a pastry bag fitted with a #4 round tip (See Tip 2). 
  • Place a dollop of sour cream in the center of the guacamole. Pipe several circles around the center dollop. 
  • Using a toothpick, make a spider web, starting in the center dollop and dragging it beyond the outer circle of sour cream.
  • Place plastic spider in the center of a spider web.
  • Cover and refrigerate.
  • Serve with tortilla chips.
  • Yield: 12 servings.



  1. The reason for draining the salsa is that otherwise, it could make the dip watery.
  2. May place sour cream in a ziploc bag, and snip off the corner rather than using the piping bag and tip.


Calories: 139kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 496mg | Potassium: 235mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 425IU | Vitamin C: 3.6mg | Calcium: 125mg | Iron: 0.6mg