The Easiest Gordita Crunch Recipe

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This copycat Taco Bell cheesy gordita crunch is a quick and easy way to take your taco Tuesday to the next level! It literally takes just a couple extra minutes to throw together and it's basically like adding a layer of quesadilla to your crispy taco! With simple, real ingredients, this gordita crunch tastes just like Taco Bell, but better because it’s homemade!


  • 12 oz. shredded Mexican blend cheese
  • 8 hard shell tacos
  • 8 fajita size flour tortillas
  • 1 lb. cooked taco meat

For serving

  • shredded lettuce
  • shredded cheese
  • sour cream
  • taco sauce


  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Divide flour tortillas between two baking sheets.
  3. Divide cheese evenly between flour tortillas
  4. Place hard shell tacos in the center of each flour tortilla.
  5. Bake for 5 minutes.
  6. While the taco shells are baking, cook ground beef in a large skillet over medium high heat and stir in taco seasoning.
  7. Carefully fold the cheesy flour tortilla around the crispy taco shell until it sticks all over.
  8. Fill tacos with taco meat, lettuce, cheese, sour cream, and taco sauce, and enjoy!




Keywords: cheesy gordita crunch, taco bell cheesy gordita crunch