Tex Mex Party Bites Aka: Rattlesnake Bites

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

Delicious & spicy Little Party Bites. Can be made day's ahead and can be frozen. Recipe includes a Dip for them too! If recipe appears to hot or spicy for you , you can change the Cheeses to a Mild Cheddar, Mozzarella or Swiss and omit the Cayenne Pepper.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combined all ingredients mixing well.
  2. Pour 1/2 the mixture into a greased 9x13 cake pan.
  3. (I use 2 9x13 pan's and cook 2 at a time).
  4. Bake in a preheated oven on 350° for 20 minutes
  5. or until golden brown like cornbread.
  6. Let cool slightly and cut into 2 inch squares.
  7. Dip into the Sour Cream and Taco Sauce Dip or eat them Plain!
  8. If you freeze them,let them thaw & reheat them slowly in a 275° preheated oven until warm.
Most Helpful

Made the Rattlesnake bites today and they are delicious! You didn't specify what size of can for the Rotekl tomatoe & chili - I used a 5 1/2 oz can of Primos Taco sauce instead, it worked. If you use the tomatoes do you chop them? I mixed all the "wet" ingredients, peppers spices, cheese etc together and then stirred in the bisquick. Watch that they don't burn on the bottom I put the 13x9" pyrex pans on a "Bakers Sheet" (I think thats what they are called} I love a recipe where I can make a bunch & freeze for future use. I cut them into 2" x 3/4" pieces and got apprx 60 pieces. I would have given you 5 stars for flavor but dropped you one for the lack of size of the tomato can and instructions that are just a little sketchy . Thanks for the recipe Donna It's a Keeper

Bergy September 29, 2003

This is a perfect party food! Tasty, easy, a bit hit with everyone and makes a big batch. I screwed up by not noticing that the Rotel was supposed to be drained, so I had to bake them for longer to dry them up a little, but the flavor was terrific!

dani1122 July 20, 2009

What a fun recipe! It makes quite a batch, (didn't count them). People couldn't stop nibbling them! Will definatly make again for large gatherings.

Shelley Marie June 15, 2005