RITZ Slam Dunks

2  Ratings
  • 15 min prep
  • 15 min total
  • Makes 8 servings, 5 topped crackers each.

RITZ Slam Dunks Recipe


  • 5 slices deli-style oven-roasted turkey breast (1/4 lb.)
  • 5 slices deli-style smoked ham (1/4 lb.)
  • 5 sharp cheddar cheese slices (3/4 oz. each)
  • 40 RITZ Crackers
  • 2 lettuce leaves, each torn into 20 pieces
  • 10 cherry tomatoes, each cut into 4 slices
  • 2 Tbsp. barbecue sauce


  • Stack  1 slice EACH turkey, ham and cheese. Repeat with remaining meat and cheese slices to make 4 additional stacks.
  • Use  1-1/4-inch cookie or canapé cutter to cut 8 rounds out of each stack. Reserve meat and cheese trimmings for another use. (See Tip.)
  • Top  crackers with lettuce, tomatoes and meat/cheese stacks.
  • Pour  barbecue sauce into small resealable plastic bag. Cut small piece off one bottom corner of bag; use to drizzle barbecue sauce over cutouts to resemble basketballs.

Recipe Tips

How to Use the Meat and Cheese TrimmingsStore the meat and cheese trimmings in airtight container in refrigerator until ready to use as desired, such as to prepare your favorite mixed green or pasta salad.

NoteLook for packaged square ham and cheese slices (about 3-1/2 inch) in your supermarket deli department to use to make the meat and cheese cutouts. Also, look for packaged similarly-sized turkey slices.

SubstituteSubstitute chipotle mayonnaise for the barbecue sauce.


Nutrition Information

Makes 8 servings, 5 topped crackers each.

Nutrition per serving:

    • Calories 140 
    • Total fat 8 g
    • Saturated fat 3 g
    • Cholesterol 15 mg
    • Sodium 340 mg
    • Carbohydrate 12 g
    • Dietary fiber <1 g
    • Total sugars 3 g
    •     Includes added sugars 2 g
    • Protein 5 g
    • Vitamin A 2 %DV
    • Vitamin C 6 %DV
    • Vitamin D 0 %DV
    • Calcium 6 %DV
    • Iron 4 %DV
    • Potassium 2 %DV
    • n/a indicates that data is not available

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