Flamin' Hot Cheetos aren't your average snack food. Loyal eaters know that snacking on Flamin' Hots is an important lifestyle choice. These genius recipe ideas will help you get more of that cheesy, spicy goodness in your diet.
Jalapeno Bacon Mac & Cheese With Flamin’ Hot Cheetos Toppings
How do you make your favorite creamy, cheesy dish even better? Crush Flamin’ Hot Cheetos on top of it, of course. You only need 1 seeded and minced jalapeno pepper to add some kick, with about a half a cup of crushed Cheetos sending this flavorful dish over the edge (in the best way possible).
Cheetos Chicken Fingers
Cheetos are WAY better than your boring bread crumbs. Take 3 oz. of your favorite snack and pulse them in a food processor. Add half a teaspoon of black pepper to the mix and cover your chicken in honey mustard dressing before sprinkling the crumbs on top and baking. LIFE CHANGING!
Hot Cheeto Sushi Rolls
Chicken isn’t the only thing you can cover with a delicious Cheeto layering. Try spicing up your favorite sushi roll by covering the exterior in Cheeto crumbs.
Flamin’ Hot Kale Salad
Put your Flamin’ Hot Cheetos in a food processor until they resemble breadcrumbs. Make a delicious dressing by mixing together white wine vinegar, lemon juice, olive oil and salt. Add the kale along with some walnuts and apple slices. The Flamin’ Hot Cheeto crumbs might be the last thing you’d expect would make this dish perfect, but they definitely bring out some major flavor!
Grilled Cheetos Sandwich
This one’s pretty easy. Simply add your Cheetos to your favorite grilled cheese recipe. It’s a simply way to add a major burst of flavor to your favorite lunch time snack.
Hot Cheeto Stuffed Krispy Kreme
Don’t scoff at this! This is a genius idea that every Cheetos lover has to try. Just cut your favorite glazed doughnut in half and stick some Flamin’ Hots in between those slabs of doughy goodness. It’s a bizarre combo that somehow works incredibly well.
Flamin’ Hot Omelette With Spinach, Cheese & Chorizo
Omelettes are delicious no matter what, but step up your breakfast game by adding your favorite snack to your favorite morning ingredients. The spiciness of the Flamin’ Hots perfectly compliment the spinach, cheese and chorizo combo.
Flamin’ Hot Cream Cheese Bagel
This will be your new guilty pleasure. Add some Flamin’ Hots on top of your go-to cream cheese bagel. The combo will surprise and delight your tastebuds.
Flamin’ Hot Popcorn
Adding butter to your popcorn is SO yesterday. Add some Flamin’ Hots as your new topping of choice — movie nights will never be the same.
Yep, you read that right. You can REALLY make a Cheeto ganache and use it to make a delicious macaroon cookie. Try the incredible recipe available here at Tasting Table.
Flamin’ Hot Pancake Bacon
How’s this for an idea? Take the red powder from crushed Cheetos and stir it into pancake batter. Dip cooked bacon strips into the mixture and then cook them on a griddle. You’re left with a pancake with bacon inside of it that you can dip in ranch dressing and Sriracha. BOOM!
Cheeto Mozzarella Sticks
Mix bread crumbs and crushed Cheetos together and sprinkle them on cubes of mozzarella before baking. You’ll never eat mozzarella sticks the same way again.
Flamin’ Hot Shooters
Flamin’ Hot Cheetos go perfectly with cucumbers, clamato juice, boiled peanuts, and Chamoy hot sauce. Fill a hollowed out cucumber with these ingredients and totally wow your party guests!
Hot Cheetos Marshmallow Crispy Treats
Are Cheeto rice crispy treats better than the original? Once you taste this crazy concoction, you’ll feel silly for even asking that.
Flamin’ Hot Avocados
We all know that avocados pretty much go well with everything. Flamin’ Hots are no exception! Try topping your avocado with some Cheetos and be amazed at how well the flavors compliment each other!