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Feisty Cheese Crackers Snacks

Easy Fiesty Cheddar Cracker Snacks are fun, addictive, crunchy, little, nibbles of happiness perfect for all occasions. Five budget friendly ingredients these snacks are perfect for the holidays.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword barbecue, budget friendly, holidays, snacks, spicy
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 100kcal
Author Elise

Ingredients

  • 1 box cheese snack crackers Cheez-its
  • 2 tbsp spicy ranch salad dressing seasoning 1 package for spicy, 2 for extra bold spice
  • 1 tbsp red chili pepper flakes more or less to taste
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 cup canola oil, vegetable, or olive oil

Instructions

  • STEP ONE - mix seasonings and oil together, make sure all the seasonings are mixed and not clumpy
  • STEP TWO - put cheese crackers in a gallon ziplock bag and pour oil-seasoning mix over crackers, gently mix until crackers are evenly covered
  • STEP THREE - every hour or so gently flip the bag or container
  • STEP FIVE - "marinate" the spicy crackers 6 hours or overnight
  • STEP SIX - place on a sheet pan with brown paper bag sheet, let "airdry and drain for about 30 minutes
  • STEP SEVEN - replace brown paper liner with the other half of the bag and place crackers on top. Cook for 30 minutes at 275° gently stirring crackers after 10 minutes and then again at 20 minutes.
  • STEP EIGHT - cool for about 10 minutes, serve them up and ENJOY!

Notes

Instead of baking them in the oven try using your Air Fryer for a single-serve portion!!! Fill the bottom of the basket with the feisty crackers and "air fry" for 3-4 minutes at 275-300 degrees. So Good!!