RITZ Caprese Firecrackers

Seasoned crackers are topped with fresh mozzarella, grape tomatoes and fresh basil in these Italian appetizers that make the perfect snack bites for your party.

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Prep time:

0 min

Total time:

0 min



Ingredient list

  • 60 RITZ Crackers
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 tsp. Italian seasoning
  • ½ tsp. crushed red pepper
  • 30 ciliegine fresh mozzarella balls in water  (about 10 oz.), cut in half
  • 30 grape tomato es, cut in half
  • 60 small fresh basil leaves  (about 1/2 cup)
  • 1 Tbsp. roasted garlic aioli

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Recipe Tips


Heat oven to 325°F.


Place crackers in large resealable plastic bag.  Add oil; close bag, then shake gently to evenly coat crackers with oil.  Add Italian seasoning and crushed pepper to crackers in bag; shake to evenly coat crackers with seasonings.


Place crackers in single layer on parchment-covered rimmed baking sheet.


Bake 3 to 5 min. or until golden brown; cool.


Top crackers with mozzarella, tomatoes and basil just before serving.  Drizzle with aioli.