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 Hot Sauce and Jalapeno Topper

Just three simple ingredients to make this RITZ Cracker appetizer!  Cream cheese, hot sauce, and sliced jalapenos make this RITZ appetizer idea an instant hit.  Easy to make and perfect for parties.

Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 24 crackers
Calories 80 kcal
Author Katie Moseman


  • 24 RITZ Crackers
  • 4 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 3 jalapenos thinly sliced
  • 2 hot sauce


  1. Top each cracker with cream cheese, making a tiny divot for your hot sauce.

  2. Place two strips of jalapeno on the cream cheese.

  3. Add one drop of hot sauce.  Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts
RITZ Hot Sauce and Jalapeno Topper
Amount Per Serving
Calories 80 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.