Guacamole Wonton Cups

Guacamole Wonton Cups

The Guacamole Wonton Cups are a real crowd pleaser and perfect for when you’re having company over. They are simple to make, feature fresh ingredients, and they are quite elegant looking. They don’t contain meat, dairy or gluten (if you use gluten-free wrappers) so they’ll satisfy even the pickiest eaters. I made these little guys for Superbowl Sunday and they were a big hit.

You should be able to find wonton wrappers at your local grocery store. If you’re gluten-free or would like to make your own wonton wrappers, here is a simple recipe for Gluten-Free Homemade Wontons.

The nice thing about the wrapper is it’s really versatile. I might try a portobello mushroom and goat cheese wrapper soon. I’ll let you know if I do. Enjoy!

Guacamole Wonton Cups
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Serves: 2 people
  • 4 wonton wrappers (homemade gluten-free recipe above)
  • ½ avocado, chopped
  • ⅓ cup grape tomatoes, quartered
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh chives
  • ½ teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • ⅛ teaspoon sea salt
  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Spray a mini-muffin pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Gently press wonton wrappers into muffin cups. Bake for 7 minutes or until lightly golden.
  3. In a small bowl, combine avocado, tomatoes, chives, lemon juice and salt and mix well. To assemble cups, spoon in about 1 teaspoon of mixture. Serve immediately. Enjoy!


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  • Nisrine|Dinners & Dreams

    Super cute and perfect for game night. I love the tomato and avocado filling.

  • Georgie

    These look absolutely gorgeous, and I think there’s some combo here everyone would like!

    (I hope you submitted these pics to the photography sites)

    Hope your team wins!

    • Sara

      I was thinking exactly that: I do not care for the super bowl but man I do care for these cups! They are adorable and just so classy! Perfect really for any entertainment, sports included or not. Thanks for sharing this recipe Trish and have a great rest of the week!

  • Lisa { AuthenticSuburbanGourmet }

    Trish – these look way too divine!!! Love, love, love all of the combinations you highlighted. These are book marked and a must make. Lovely photos!!! :-)

    • Trish

      Thanks, Lisa. I take that as a huge compliment coming from you, the queen bee of all amazing apps. Thanks for reading :-) Happy Super Bowl.

      • Priscilla – She’s Cookin’

        We have some major Steeler fan friends – so they’re ecstatic! Our team (the Patriots) aren’t there, but we’ll still be attending several Super Bowl parties and I love every one of these wonton cups! Way to add a sophisticated touch to football food :) Thanks, Trish and congrats on the Top 9!

        • Trish

          Your friends must be stoked for the Super Bowl then. Thanks for reading and commenting, Priscilla. Have a wonderful weekend and a great Super Bowl Sunday!

  • something_good

    they look divine! a great finger food!

    • Belinda @zomppa

      Pats were robbed. =P But I would be happy with these – the chives especially are calling my name!

  • Suchitra

    lovely wonton cups! really innovative

  • Yesim

    they look super!! good job!

    • Jean

      Trish, these wonton cups are so bright and festive. There’s a flavor combination to suit everyone–I love that. I like them all but if I HAD to choose, I would go for the caramelized onion, gorgonzola and walnut ones. I can’t resist gorgonzola!

      Your photos are so sharp–they’re very nice to look at. :-)

      I hope you’re having a great week. :-)

      • Trish

        Those are my favorites too! Thanks for your nice comments, Jean. And thanks for supporting me :-)

  • Joy

    This looks wonderful. I love that you use wontons wrappers.

  • Felice – All That’s Left Are The Crumbs

    These look great!

  • michelle

    Oh wow! I’m making these for girls night.

    • Trish

      Thanks, Michelle! Have a fun girls night! Hope you like them!

  • irena

    Beautiful, great little appetizers:)

    • Trish

      Thanks for reading. Glad you like them :-)

  • Kita

    These wonton cups look awesome! Im hosting a gathering on Superbowl Sunday but I have to admit until reading this I didn’t know who was playing! Ha… >.> oh well. I apologize to your grandfather (please don’t tell him I didn’t know).

    • Trish

      Don’t worry. I’ve been watching football games for how many years and I still don’t know the game well. Have fun!

  • Chef Dennis

    hi Trish
    Wow, congrats on your top 9 today, its easy to see why it was picked, its beautiful!
    Those are some really great fillings for those cups, and you really could do so many others, what a wonderful idea. I hear the stars are aligned for Pittsburgh and Big Ben this year, everything is coming up 7’s for them, your godfather may have a very good day!

    • Trish

      You must be a Steelers fan being so close and all…or at least rooting for then, right Dennis? Have a great weekend Dennis. Thanks for reading :-)

  • Sommer@ASpicyPerspective

    Oh they all look awesome. I’d go for the blue cheese and walnut wontons first!

  • Gabby@FoodChowDown

    I didn’t know what this was exactly but it looked so yummy and colorful, i had to click through. My number one is the avocado and grape tomato. Congrats on making the top 9

    • lisa McDonnell

      These are lovely! I love bit sized food for a party. Congrats on the top 9! Go Steelers!

  • whatsfordinneracrossstatelines

    Trish these are beautiful. I love the tomato and avacado, but I think I might want to grap one of the cheese and onion ones first. I hope the Steelers win! Hope you have a wonderful weekend.

  • Jen (A Girl and Her Carrot)

    Hey Trish! CONGRATS! Fellow Top 9er. Ummm, is Super Bowl this weekend cause I’ve been too busy taking pictures of food and dropping things on the floor of my kitchen to notice. Ooopsie. These look awesome, I will have to impress the family with them!

  • Marisa

    Congrats on making the top 9, Trish! These 3 wonton cups are all fantsatic. Looove the carmalized onion and gorgonzola. I’m not big on football so my only excuse for taking part in Superbowl Sunday is the food!

  • Laura @ Sprint 2 the Table

    I love your variations! Have you tried the wrappers for dessert? I just brush them with coconut oil, sprinkle with cinnamon and sugar, and pop them in the over for a few. I bet they’d also be great stuffed with seasonal fruits and some ricotta.

  • Claudie

    I love the avocado + tomato grape ones. If I could, I’d have one right away. (Or rather two.) Oh, and I wouldn’t reject the Gorgonzola/caramelized onions/walnuts either :)

  • Sprinkling of Sugar

    Umm….yum!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I love all of these absolutely gorgeous ideas. What a fantastic and easy way to feed a bunch of people really quickly. Somehow around superbowl time football fans are always the hungriest and I love new ideas. Thanks for sharing these!

  • Reiko

    These look great! I love the idea of making cups with wonton wrappers!! We are planning a big birthday party for my sister-in-law this weekend, and I’d love to make these. :)

    • Trish

      Thanks for stopping by my blog. Hope you try them out and like them. They’re pretty easy to make. Happy birthday to your sis-in-law!

  • Nancy aka SpicieFoodie

    All of the wonton cup variations look delicious and sound so mouthwatering. Congrats on the top 9!

  • sonia

    These cups are looking awesome. Its looking very vibrant and appetizing !

  • Lynn

    Your pictures are amazing – and I have to try these. Sounds like the perfect appetizer.

    • Trish

      Thanks so much, Lynn. Glad you like them. Thanks for stopping by and have a great weekend :-)

  • Kim-Liv Life

    I love little wonton cups!! I made some a few weeks ago, but used a different filling. I’m so excited to have more fillings. The cups are so easy to make and I love the “crunch”. I’m all over these!! Nicely done, Trish, and congrats on the Top 9!

  • Sandra

    First of all picture perfect, and second it looks so so so yummy!

  • Joy

    Trish I saw this picture on Top 9 and I was immediately drawn to the photo — I love that shot how the guac is practically spilling out of the photo into my mouth :) Absolutely breathtaking shot — actually all of these are! Blessed to know such talented people like you, have a great weekend!

    • Trish

      Thanks very much., Joy. Glad you like my photos. I really appreciate that coming from someone who takes AMAZING photos. Cheers!

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  • Sherry Frewerd

    Oh man those look good. I love won tons anyway, and these would be great for Super Bowl Sunday for sure.

  • Sherry Frewerd

    Oh man those look good. I love won tons anyway, and these would be great for Super Bowl Sunday for sure.

  • Alison @ Ingredients, Inc.

    So glad you connected on twitter so i could find your site! Love it!

  • Elise

    Wow do these wonton cups look & sound amazing. Though I currently have no plans to watch the super bowl, I kind of want to make these anyways. I’ll cheer for the Steeler’s though, just for your godfather who inspired this post. As a thank you, for such delicious recipes being posted :)

  • jenn

    I love this idea and these combos sound right up my alley! Almost makes me want to go watch the Superbowl…I said almost. I’d probably just whip these up at home and eat them by myself while everybody else cheered for…whoever’s playing the football game.

    • Alison @ Ingredients, Inc.

      So glad you connected on twitter so i could find your site! Love it!

  • Katrina

    These look amazing! Great post! :)

  • heather

    Great minds… I was thinking of doing wonton cups as well. We’ve made them once before, using a Thai chicken salad filling that was made from pulled roasted chicken, scallions, sesame oil, fish sauce, lime juice, roasted peanuts, slivered cabbage, and a couple other things. Quite tasty and fun to eat. It was just my fiancée and I at the time, but I can imagine these going over well with a crowd! And you have some really delicious fillings here.



  • Elyse

    These look so tasty! I’m hungry now… :) Cannot wait to try these!

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  • Michelle

    These came out really well. I think i’ll have to try these at my next cookout.

  • Lauren Slayton

    These are beautiful. I vote avocado/tomato but that’s just be, an avocado addict. I love that your grandfather is such a fan. Sadly our teams (giants and saints) are out but that may make the superbowl less celebratory.

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  • Trish

    Thanks for your support, Lauren! I wish the Giants made it too. Have a fun Super Bowl, in any event!

  • Lindsay @Eat, Knit, Grow

    Yum! What a fantastic idea!! Congrats on the top 9!