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zesty Ritz crackers piled in white bowl
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Zesty Ritz Crackers

These melt in your mouth Zesty Ranch Ritz Crackers are loaded with robust flavor from ranch seasoning, parmesan cheese, and a kick of heat from spicy red pepper flakes.
Prep Time7 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Zesty Ranch Ritz Crackers
Servings: 80 crackers
Calories: 13kcal


  • 1 box Ritz crackers 13.7 ounce box
  • 8 Tbsp butter melted (1 stick)
  • 1 ounce dry Ranch seasoning mix 1 packet
  • ¼ cup parmesan cheese grated
  • 1 Tbsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 tsp garlic powder


  • Preheat oven to 350
  • Line baking sheet with parchment paper or aluminum foil (or silpat liner) and set aside.
  • In large mixing bowl, combine all ingredients except Ritz crackers. Stir to combine then add Ritz and gently toss with your hands to coat all the crackers in the buttery mixture.
  • Place crackers on baking sheet and bake for 15 minutes.
  • Recipes notes: this works well with oyster crackers and cheddar crackers
  • For less spice, use ½ Tbps red pepper flakes


Serving: 5crackers | Sodium: 44mg | Calcium: 4mg | Vitamin C: 1mg | Vitamin A: 67IU | Sugar: 1g | Fiber: 1g | Potassium: 3mg | Cholesterol: 3mg | Calories: 13kcal | Trans Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Fat: 1g | Protein: 1g | Carbohydrates: 1g | Iron: 1mg