7 Spins on Cheese and Crackers
A lunchbox favorite and staple in every grandmother's kitchen, crackers and cheese are one of life's true snacking pleasures. There's nothing wrong with the classic combination, but feel free to have a little fun with this endlessly customizable treat.
Satisfy your hunger with one (or more) of our delicious and easy, kicked-up versions.
Nuts for Cheddar and Apples
You know what they say about an apple a day. Add a healthy twist to a classic by spreading on a little nut butter and topping with thin slices of sweet apple. Feeling a little spicy? Try adding a sprinkle of ground cinnamon.
Nut Butter + Cheddar + Apple Slices + Cinnamon
Put a Hot Dog on It
Who needs a bun, anyway? We like our hot dogs with a little crunch. Grab your favorite cracker and top with sliced hot dogs and all the fixings. Add a little shredded cheese and you've got yourself a snack worthy of major league status.
Sliced Hot Dogs + Shredded Cheese + Ketchup + Mustard + Relish
Did somebody say bacon? Satisfy your BLT cravings, cracker style. Smear on a little mayo, then stack high with layers of Swiss cheese, romaine lettuce, tomato and bacon.
Bacon + Swiss Cheese + Lettuce + Tomato + Mayo
Move aside, thin crust and deep dish. These mini pizza crackers will satisfy even the most-intense 'za craving — and in half the time. All that is needed for pizza bliss is your favorite crackers, tomato sauce, shredded mozzarella cheese and the topping(s) of your choice. Heat in the microwave until the cheese is melted, and buon appetito!
Tomato Sauce + Shredded Mozzarella + Basil + Pepperoni
Nacho Average Crackers and Cheese
Making your own nachos has never been simpler. Skip the chips and instead top crackers with shredded Mexican cheese, microwave until melted, then top with pico de gallo, fresh avocado and pickled jalapenos.
Shredded Cheese + Pico de Gallo + Avocado + Pickled Jalapenos
Goat Cheese, Fig and Prosciutto
Here's one for those days when you're feeling just a little bit fancy. This goat cheese, fig and prosciutto combo is taken to the next level when sprinkled with chopped pistachios and drizzled with honey. Eat this one after class, or save it for your next party to impress your friends — either way, it's not to be missed!
Goat Cheese + Figs + Prosciutto + Pistachios + Honey
Nutella Cream Cheese Treat
We hope you saved room for dessert! Satisfy your sweet tooth with this simple yet indulgent snack. In a small bowl, mix together equal parts softened cream cheese and Nutella. Spread generously on a graham cracker, then top with coconut and sliced strawberries.