Spicy Ranch Ritz Crackers

These Spicy Ranch Ritz Crackers are a delightful and addictive snack that’s perfect for any occasion. The combination of zesty ranch flavor, a hint of heat from red pepper flakes, and the satisfying crunch of Ritz crackers makes this recipe a crowd-pleaser.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe:

This recipe is incredibly easy to make, requiring just a few simple ingredients and minimal prep time. The resulting crackers are bursting with flavor and are sure to be a hit at parties, gatherings, or simply as a savory snack for yourself.


  • 1 stick melted butter
  • 1 packet Ranch dressing mix
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan
  • 1 tablespoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 box Ritz crackers


  • Preheat the oven to 300°F (150°C).
  • In a large bowl, toss the Ritz crackers with the melted butter, Ranch dressing mix, grated Parmesan, red pepper flakes, and garlic powder until the crackers are evenly coated.
  • Spread the coated crackers in a single layer on a baking sheet.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 15 minutes, or until the crackers are golden and fragrant.
  • Remove from the oven and let the crackers cool before serving.
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Kcal: 150 calories per serving
  • Servings: 8


Store the cooled crackers in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 1 week.

Recipe Tips:

  • For an extra kick of heat, increase the amount of red pepper flakes to suit your preference.
  • Experiment with different types of crackers for a fun twist on this recipe, such as whole wheat or multigrain crackers.

Enjoy these Spicy Ranch Ritz Crackers as a tasty snack or as an accompaniment to your favorite dips and spreads. They’re quick to make and disappear even faster!

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