Ritz Crackers Recipe

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Apurva Sethi
Apurva is a fashion and food enthusiast. She chose fashion as her career and food as her passion. She is greatly fond of trying out new cuisines at different places and making them at home, in her own style. She also loves to seek and learn new things about the food industry constantly. So, here she is, to share her easy-peasy ways of cooking.

“How to make Ritz Crackers at home?”, you may be wondering this, that’s why you have come to this article.

Do you know that iconic red box with the brown sleeves of buttery, crunchy cracker? Yes, you do. Ritz Crackers is one of the things that many people remember from their childhood. And if you have come to this article, then you want to have that nostalgic feeling once again.

So in this article, we will tell you the Ritz Crackers recipe and how you can make them at home. So first, let’s check out the ingredients that you need to have if you want to make Ritz Crackers at home.

Ritz Crackers Ingredients

Almost everything that is required to make Ritz Crackers are available at your home already and if not, then you can buy the ingredients from any supermarket near your home.

  • 2 cups flour, all-purpose
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 6 tablespoon butter, unsalted, cold
  • 3 tablespoon butter, unsalted, melted
  • 2 tablespoon vegetable oil (Buy)
  • 2/3 cup water

Cookware Required

1) Food Processor– To combine all your ingredients, you need to have a food processor. You can buy a suitable food processor from Amazon.

2) Cookie Cutter– To cut your dough into a cookie shape, you can use a cookie cutter that you can buy from Amazon as well.

3) Baking Paper– You need to have something on which you can place your cookie dough before putting it in the oven. You can use baking paper that you can buy from Amazon.

4) Oven- Making these crackers without an oven is nearly impossible. So you need to have an oven that you can buy easily from Amazon.

How to make Ritz Crackers at home

Ritz Crackers Recipe
  1. Preheat oven to 400 F.
  2. Put the flour, baking powder, sugar, and 1/2 tsp of salt in the food processor.
  3. Stir to combine.
  4. Add cold butter a few small pats at a time, and stir to combine.
  5. Add vegetable oil. Stir to combine.
  6. Add water after some time and stir again to combine. The dough should start to come in the form of a ball.
  7. Roll dough out as thin as you can.
  8. Then use cookie cutters to cut the dough out in Ritz shape or any shape that you want.
  9. Poke holes in the dough in the Ritz pattern or any pattern you like (Keep in mind that the holes are not just decorative. They help the crackers to bake correctly – so be sure to make some)
  10. Bake the crackers on a Baking paper for ten minutes or until the crackers just begin to brown.
  11. While the crackers are baking, melt the remaining butter and mix in the remaining salt (Add the salt according to your taste.)
  12. As soon as you remove the crackers from the oven, brush them with the salty butter.

You have to follow every step mentioned above if you want to make you Ritz Crackers perfect like the ones you had in your childhood.

Nutrition Facts for Ritz Crackers

If you are conscious about your health, then here is the full nutritional breakdown of Ritz Crackers.

Calories16
Total Fat0.9g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium21mg
Carbohydrates2g
Proteins0.1g
Calcium0.4%
Iron0.4%

All these nutritional figures provided above are based on one Ritz Cracker.

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