These Ritz cracker appetizer ideas are perfect for your next party. Two savory recipes and two sweet recipes are versatile enough for any occasion!

RITZ Jalapeno Popper Topper

A blend of cream cheese and Mexican shredded cheese tops a RITZ Cracker.  Finish with a fresh jalapeno garnish!

Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 36 crackers
Calories 100 kcal


  • 36 RITZ Crackers
  • 4 ounces cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • 3 jalapeno peppers each cut into 12 thin slices


  1. Mix first two ingredients until blended.

  2. Spread on crackers.

  3. Top with jalapeno pepper slices.

Recipe Notes

How to serve warm: Preheat oven to 350 F.  Spread crackers with cheese mixture as directed; place on baking sheet.  Bake 5 minutes.  Top with peppers.

Nutrition Facts
RITZ Jalapeno Popper Topper
Amount Per Serving
Calories 100 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.