Ritz Cracker Party Sandwiches: Irresistible Bite-Sized Delights

Ritz Cracker Party Sandwiches are the perfect appetizer or snack for any gathering. These bite-sized delights combine the buttery goodness of Ritz crackers with a flavorful filling, creating a crunchy, savory, and utterly irresistible treat that your guests will love. Here’s how to make them.


  • 1 sleeve of Ritz crackers (about 36 crackers)
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried dill weed
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried chives (optional)
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste
  • Thinly sliced deli meats (ham, turkey, roast beef, or your choice)
  • Thinly sliced cheese (cheddar, Swiss, provolone, or your choice)
  • Fresh herbs or lettuce leaves for garnish (optional)


1. Prepare the Filling:

  • In a mixing bowl, combine the softened cream cheese, mayonnaise, garlic powder, onion powder, dried dill weed, dried parsley flakes, and dried chives (if using).
  • Season the mixture with salt and black pepper to taste.
  • Mix until all the ingredients are well combined and the mixture is smooth.

2. Assemble the Sandwiches:

  • Take one Ritz cracker and spread a small amount of the cream cheese mixture on it.
  • Place a slice of your chosen deli meat on top of the cream cheese.
  • Add a slice of your preferred cheese on top of the meat.
  • Top with another Ritz cracker to create a sandwich.

3. Garnish (Optional):

  • For a pop of color and freshness, you can garnish your Ritz Cracker Party Sandwiches with fresh herbs or lettuce leaves.

4. Serve:

  • Arrange the sandwiches on a serving platter or tray.
  • You can serve them immediately or cover and refrigerate until your gathering begins.

5. Enjoy:

  • Watch as your guests enjoy these irresistible and flavorful party sandwiches.

Ritz Cracker Party Sandwiches are an easy but tasty addition to any gathering. The buttery Ritz crackers, creamy filling, deli meat, and cheese combine to create a harmonious blend of textures and flavors. Whether you’re throwing a party, going on a picnic, or simply snacking, these bite-sized treats are sure to please.