Herbed Cheese-and-Cracker Bits

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Servings: 18-20 Servings
Prep Time: Do ahead
Cook Time: None
Difficulty: Easy

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1/2 cup vegetable oil
1   1-ounce package Hidden Valley Original Ranch salad dressing mix
2   10 1/2-ounce boxes Ritz Cheese Bits (not peanut butter flavor)
1   heaping tablespoon dried dill
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon celery salt





Place the crackers in a large sealable freezer container.  In a bowl, mix the oil, salad dressing mix, dill, garlic powder, and celery salt.  Pour this mixture over the crackers, cover the container, and invert it to coat the crackers with seasoning.  Refrigerate for at least 24 hours, turning the container every so often to keep the crackers coated.  Let the mixture come to room temperature before serving.  Store in the covered container in refrigerator.

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Reader Comments:


Thanks for the recipe. it sounds really good. got the ritz bitz today to try these.

By wendy cole on September 03, 2011


Very good and easy. I do recommend letting them sit for more than 24 hours. They were still greasy and salty after a day but 3 days later they were perfect!!

By Anonymous on May 12, 2010


Delicious. This is an easy recipe for the kids. The crackers are expensive! I get them on sale and keep them for future use.

By Anonymous on February 10, 2010

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