firecracker cheese its spicy cheez its recipe

Game day really isn’t complete without a full line up of delicious snacks. These firecracker ranch cheez its are our favorite new addition to our tailgating recipes line up. They’re flavorful, spicy, and incredibly easy to make. Whip up a big batch and watch your friends and family devour them.

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Firecracker ranch cheez its

You can make these ahead of time and store them in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks. It’s a great snack to enjoy at lunch, with a beer on the weekend, or as an appetizer at your next house party.

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Firecracker Ranch Cheez Its Recipe Tips:

+ Don’t have ranch seasoning on hand? You can use this easy recipe with your regular on hand herbs and spices.

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+ This recipe would also be delicious with pretzels in place of the cheez its.


Firecracker Ranch Cheez Its

These firecracker ranch cheez its are flavorful, spicy, and incredibly easy to make. Make a big batch and watch everyone devour them.


Yield: 12 servings
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  • Preheat the oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the oil, ranch seasoning, red pepper flakes, garlic powder, and onion powder until smooth.
  • Place the cheez its in a large plastic bag and pour the oil mixture over the cheez its. Seal the bag and toss and turn to fully coat the crackers in the oil and seasoning mixture. Pour the cheez its onto 1-2 large baking sheets.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for about 14-16 minutes or until deeply golden brown.
Calories: 181kcal, Carbohydrates: 21g, Protein: 3g, Fat: 9g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g, Monounsaturated Fat: 3g, Cholesterol: 9mg, Sodium: 427mg, Potassium: 6mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 0.02g, Vitamin A: 49IU, Vitamin C: 0.02mg, Calcium: 39mg, Iron: 0.04mg
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Firecracker Ranch Cheese Its Recipe