Sprinkle dried cranberries over the sausage. Create a bed of dark salad greens on a cracker. I couldn't even imagine such a long list of toppings; my go-to is usually always just the same old cheese topping. LaZeric Freeman from Hammond on January 27, 2014: I've gotten away from such simplicity as I've gotten older and married. Thanksgiving Countdown: A Stress-Free Guide to Hosting for the First Time, 23 of Our Test Kitchen's Best Cookie Recipes of All Time, Conquer Holiday Cooking with This Meat Roasting Guide, The CDC Just Updated Its Thanksgiving Safety Guidelines—Here's What You Need To Know, 5 Simple Ways to Prepare Your Garden for Winter, 21 Essential Baking Tools Every Home Cook Needs (Plus 16 That Are Nice to Have), 9 Ways to Decorate Your Front Door for the Holidays, What Style Is Your House? Plum and apricot jam go well with turkey, too. This does sound delicious, Paul! It has a thicker consistency than whole yogurt and is very easy to make, as described in the instructions below. Commercial products often contain high fructose corn syrup, a controversial substance. If you have favorite toppings that aren't mentioned in this article, I'd love to hear about them in the "Comments" section below. Many types of sweeteners are available in stores. This sounds like a lovely cracker topping, EGamboa! It is interesting how tastes vary in different countries and even in different families! The Videos you chose were fun as well as educational to look at. Keep the container in the refrigerator. Both products are high in sugar, but I love their taste. Devika Primić from Dubrovnik, Croatia on January 27, 2014: Great toppings and all my best tasting indeed makes me want to have some right now! Linda Crampton (author) from British Columbia, Canada on January 26, 2014: Thank you for the comment, Jodah. Place chicken on a cracker. Thanks. Drizzle honey on top of the hazelnut butter. Many other flavors of jam and jelly go well with peanut butter, including raspberry and grape. The yogurt cheese should remain usable for up to a week. Hi, ologsinquito. Thank you so much for the lovely comment, Faith! Sometimes I mix foods together just for fun. You can take the edge off the heat by adding a smear of spreadable cheese, such as goat cheese or mascarpone. Top your favorite kind of cracker with aged cheddar cheese and sliced fresh apples or pears for an easy, unbeatable afternoon snack. There are many other possible ingredients for cracker toppings. Linda Crampton (author) from British Columbia, Canada on February 12, 2014: Thanks for the comment, WriterJanis. Thanks for the comment and for sharing the idea. Serve your appetizers before a meal or alone for a cocktail party to make your event memorable. Linda Crampton (author) from British Columbia, Canada on October 04, 2016: Thank you, Nancie M. I hope you enjoy the crackers. Linda Crampton (author) from British Columbia, Canada on January 31, 2014: Hi, b. Malin. See which names were most popular this year! Bill Holland from Olympia, WA on January 26, 2014: Just in time for the Super Bowl. Add a spoonful of yogurt cheese or tzatziki. To make each bite taste even more like a bagel, try switching up your cracker toppings with cream cheese to mimic bagels and lox. You can also change it up to make fig and olive tapenade, artichoke and dried tomato, or orange-scented almond variations. Load up your crackers with cream cheese, green olive tapenade, and sliced green olives, then close your eyes and imagine you're on vacation as you take your first bite. kerlund74 from Sweden on February 15, 2014: So inspriring, I usually just put cheese on mine;) I love these, gives possible variations, I will try the salmon and pesto today! Drizzle on a little balsamic if you'd like. Thanks once again for the comment. Hummus is a spread traditionally made from chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, and salt. Well done on this hub! The one that caught my attention was eith kiwi fruit..very creative, I must say! Chocolate syrup can be used instead of the honey/cocoa mixture. Some salsas are made of fruit, peppers, and onions, however. Your kitty deserves a name as special as she is. If we’re going to still be busy with the meal when guests arrive, we like to put out a board of little nibbles, including some cheese. And if you already love pairing fruit and cheese together, then this cheese and crackers combo is a no-brainer! Voted up and more! These are probably the leaves that you've noticed. Linda Crampton (author) from British Columbia, Canada on February 02, 2014: That sounds like an interesting and very tasty snack, Writer Fox! Follow these step-by-step instructions for creating a customized whole-home cleaning schedule. Here’s how we like to put together this easy, low-key, yet roughly elegant hors d’ouevre. Salsa works well in cracker snacks as long as the excess liquid is drained and it's placed on top of a bed of drier ingredients. All the times and temperatures you need to know to roast turkey, chicken, beef, and pork for your feast. Top the crackers with your favorite combinations. You will find these are simply scrumptious, and if your guests love crab meat, they are sure to enjoy these Quick Crab Meat Salad Cracker Appetizer because the flavors dance in your mouth! I appreciate your visit. Thanks for the comment. Voted up and more. As well, what was fun as a child for me is seen as bad memories of not having enough when she was a child. Yogurt is too liquid to stay on the surface of a cracker and can make the cracker soggy. For those who already own these tools, this list may finally provide the motivation you need to toss that never-been-used soufflé dish. I use whole foods on crackers as part of my regular diet and add prepared products such as spreads and sauces for special events. The video below gives a recipe for salsa containing avocado and mango. Adding pieces of fruit on top of the jam or instead of it creates an interesting taste and increases nutrition. Whole foods such as vegetables, fruits, nuts, seeds, and meats work well in toppings. Victoria Van Ness from Fountain, CO on February 15, 2014: Wow! Whether you want something salty or sweet, for ultra-quick, delicious appetizers, try one of these 16 no-bake cream cheese ideas. I love snack crackers, too! Sometimes cilantro leaves are added as well. March 9, 2014. Awesome job! One of my absolute favorite ways to eat crackers or crusty bread is a chunk of stilton cheese with an orange-fig preserve. With this homemade pesto recipe on hand, you'll always have a delicious snack just moments away. House of Yumm 's take on a cracker's combination of melted pepperjack, turkey, and spicy-sweet pepper jelly is a winner. Chocolate syrup can provide a nice taste in a topping. Thanks for the lovely comment, as well as for all the votes! Who knew that the simple cracker could be so tasty and interesting. All of the photos in the article were taken by me. The experiments don't always work, but I'm often surprised to discover how good a mixture tastes! Just replace the crème fraîche with a spoonful of cream … With just two weeks until turkey day, the latest information could affect your plans. Set out a jar alongside your appetizers so your guests can add a smear on top of their cheese and crackers. BH&G is part of the Meredith Home Group. Guacamole is another possible addition. To make each bite taste even more like a bagel, try switching up your cracker toppings with cream cheese to mimic bagels and lox. Sauces, dips, and spreads work well in cracker toppings. I've served it with toasted baguette slices, classic buttery crackers, and grainy whole-wheat crackers. There are times when you want something to top a cracker or piece of fruit and you can't think of what works. Zesty Baked Ritz Crackers. I buy all-fruit strawberry jams, which are usually called spreads instead of jams. Our absolutely massive roundup of every cheese we’ve ever reviewed got us thinking about cheese boards and our favorite appetizer: a spread of little nibbles. You've probably got a spare sleeve of Ritz in the pantry, so you'll only have to buy two items for an appetizer that will be the talk of the party. If you want to make these into quick appetizers that will be eaten within the half-hour, top RITZ Crackers with the crab meat salad and sprinkle with chives. Canned light tuna is the lowest in mercury. brie cheese, egg, crackers, frozen puff pastry, sliced almonds and 3 more Layered Seafood Appetizer McCormick cheddar cheese, cream cheese, tomato, … I adore quick party appetizers that are easy to put together but tastes like a million bucks! It's quick and easy to make by mixing a nut or seed butter, cocoa, and the sweetener of choice. Thank you for sharing these great variety to turn an ordinary cracker into a special taste sensation indeed! I prefer to use home cooked beef or beef slices without preservatives bought in a store. I appreciate your visit! Cover with a layer of all-fruit orange marmalade. Meats, cheeses, sauces, herbs, nut butters, chopped or sliced vegetables, and even some kinds of fruit can be combined to create delicious savory toppings. Faith Reaper from southern USA on January 26, 2014: Oh, wow!!! These too have health benefits and have a delicious taste, but they are rich in sugars. 5) raspberries and a drizzle of honey. Janis from California on February 12, 2014: I like munching on crackers and you have given me some good ideas for toppings. For special treats, though, honey is a great sweetener. Satisfy your cravings for a sweet snack in a snap by topping crackers with ricotta, a fresh raspberry, and shaved milk chocolate. Use home cooked turkey, canned turkey that has been drained, or prepared turkey slices without preservatives. I … Ah, the humble cucumber. Place turkey on top. They are delicious, though. Linda Crampton (author) from British Columbia, Canada on February 13, 2014: Thank you for the visit, Deb. It's sometimes known as white tuna. My experiences are not my wife's experiences. Mary Norton from Ontario, Canada on April 06, 2018: These are tasty ideas Linda. It's sometimes made with sour cream instead of yogurt. Have to save this one Alicia and voted up. Spice up snack time (literally) by serving crackers topped with a fiery homemade jalapeño jelly. Lemon spread is a suitable substitute if you can't find lemon curd, though I prefer the curd to the spread. Linda Crampton (author) from British Columbia, Canada on April 25, 2015: Thanks for your snack toppings. Add mini marshmallows or spread marshmallow fluff (or marshmallow cream/creme) over the peanut butter. Get a taste of brunch any time of day by snacking on crème fraîche, cucumber, smoked salmon, fresh dill, and cracked black pepper on top of crackers. Want a snack that transports your taste buds across the globe? Pizza Crackers Fold over if the slice is too big for the cracker. I always have to think out creative snacks for the dock the whole summer so this would be a resource. Small bites of food to make by mixing a nut or seed butter ) on a little Mayonnaise gefilte. Love the combination of melted pepperjack, turkey, chicken, beef, mustard and salsa great! 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