Frito Pie

Adapted from a recipe in a 1950's cookbook published by Frito Lay.

Time to Table

Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
45 minutes


  • 1  2lb. container of Custard Stand Chili Soup
  • 2 1/2 C. Fritos
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 green onion, chopped
  • 1 1/2 C. shredded cheddar cheese

Custard Stand Chili Soup can be substituted with 2 1lb. containers of Custard Stand Hot Dog Chili & 1 15oz. can of chili beans.

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  1. Pour Chili Soup into small cook pot and simmer on the stove for 30 minutes.
  2. While Chili is simmering, preheat oven to 350 degrees, chop the onions and shred the cheese.
  3. Cover the bottom of the deep dish pie pan with Fritos, reserving 1C.
  4. Cover Fritos with 1C of shredded cheddar cheese. Sprinkle chopped onion over the cheese.
  5. Pour in the hot Custard Stand Chili Soup.
  6. Stuff remaining Fritos around the edge of the pie pan, keeping the Chili Soup in the middle.
  7. Top with remaining shredded cheddar cheese.
  8. Bake in at 350 for 15 minutes.
  9. Remove from the oven and garnish with chopped green onion and a dollop of sour cream if you choose.
  10. Serve hot.