Sausage & Pumpkin Topper

Celebrate Thanksgiving with this holiday appetizer. Spiced pumpkin is topped with Italian sausage and pepper Jack cheese on a RITZ Cracker for a delicious bite.

Let's whip it up

Prep time:

0 min

Total time:

0 min



Ingredient list

  • 3 oz. roasted pumpkin, mashed (about 1/3 cup)
  • 1½ tsp. butter
  • ¼ tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 24 RITZ Crackers
  • 3 Italian sausage link s, grilled, each cut into 8 slices
  • 3 pepper Jack cheese slice s (2-1/4 oz.), each cut into 8 pieces
  • 2 tsp. chopped green onion s

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Recipe Tips


Heat oven to 350°F.


Microwave pumpkin, butter and cinnamon in microwaveable bowl on HIGH 30 sec. or until butter is melted; mix well.


Spread onto crackers; place on baking sheet. Top with sausage and cheese.


Bake 3 min. or until cheese is melted. Sprinkle with onions.