You’ve found a yummy, savory, super easy appetizer and snack. Try this three ingredient Italian Cracker Snack Mix.
Have I got one of the easiest recipes for you. Like so easy that there isn’t even any actual cooking involved. Can I get a Hallelujah?
I love this recipe because there are only three ingredients involved. I love to whip this up for a salty, savory snack. This is great for parties and get togethers. They’re great for guests to munch on while other food is coming. Additionally, I love making this and wrapping it up in cello bags for neighbors, teachers, and other people as a simple gift or in a gift basket with other goodies.
Making Italian Cracker Snack Mix
So as I mentioned, this is just three ingredients: olive oil, an italian season ing / dressing spice packet, and crackers. However, I do love to add a forth ingredient: crushed red pepper flakes. I like mine to have a little bit of spice, but that is totally up to you.
I’ve tried it with both regular saltines and mini ones and I have to tell you – the mini saltines win hands down. They are so good!
I’ve seen some versions call for a full cup of olive oil, but honestly I think it makes the crackers too greasy. I recommend starting with a half cup. You’ll gently stir and fold the crackers into the oil-spice mixture. The crackers should be fully coated. You can always add more oil if you feel its too dry. I recommend storing it in an air tight container overnight to let the spices fully meld. I find it is freshest in the air tight container for up to two weeks. By the way, you can also try this recipe with a Ranch seasoning packet.
Italian Cracker Snack Mix
- ½ Cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
- 1 Box Mini Saltine Crackers (11 oz)
- 1 Packet Italian Dressing Seasoning (perferably Good Seasons)
- Add olive oil into a medium sized bowl.
- Add spice packet and stir well into olive oil.
- Pour entire box of crackers into the bowl and gently fold until all the oil is absorbed and crackers are completely coated.
- If desired, add a sprinkle of crushed red pepper flakes.
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