RITZ Smoked Gouda Toppers

Looking for a fancy appetizer? Caramelized onions, smoked Gouda cheese and cranberry sauce all top buttery crackers for a savory party choice.

Let's whip it up

Prep time:

0 min

Total time:

0 min



Ingredient list

  • 2 tsp. butter
  • 1 cup slivered onions
  • 1½ tsp. brown sugar
  • ¼ tsp. chopped fresh thyme
  • 24 RITZ Crackers
  • 4 oz. smoked Gouda cheese, cut into 24 thin slices
  • ¼ cup whole berry cranberry sauce

Nutrition facts

Recipe Tips


Heat oven to 350°F.


Melt butter in skillet on medium heat. Add onions; cook 10 min. or until tender and lightly browned, stirring occasionally.


Add sugar; cook and stir 2 to 3 min. or until completely dissolved. Remove skillet from heat. Stir in thyme. Set aside.


Place crackers in single layer on baking sheet; top with cheese.


Bake 3 to 5 min. or until cheese is melted.


Top with onions and cranberry sauce.