Frito Pie


We adapted this recipe from a cookbook published by Frito Lay in the '50s.
Frito pie made with Custard Stand Chili Soup

Time to Table

Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
45 minutes


* You can be substitute two 12 oz. tubs of Custard Stand Hot Dog Chili and a 15oz. can of beans (pinto, kidney, black).

Products You'll Need

Frito Pie
Custard Stand Chili Soup with Beef & Beans


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Pour Chili Soup into a small saucepan and simmer for 30 minutes.
  3. Chop the onions and shred the cheese (if needed).
  4. Cover the bottom of the deep-dish pie pan with 1 1/2 cups of Fritos, reserving a cup.
  5. Cover Fritos with a cup of shredded cheddar cheese. Sprinkle chopped onion over the cheese.
  6. Pour in Chili Soup.
  7. Stuff remaining Fritos around the edge of the pie pan, keeping the Chili Soup in the middle.
  8. Top with remaining shredded cheddar cheese.
  9. Bake for 15 minutes.
  10. Remove from the oven and garnish with chopped green onion and a dollop of sour cream.