Are you looking for some quick and easy snacks the whole family will enjoy? Crackers are perfect for snack times in busy households, or as lunchbox fillers, but what can you add on top? Here are 10 Easy, Tasty Toppings for Crackers The Family will Love to wrap their mouth around!
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Make snack times a whole lot more interesting by trying a variety of toppings for crackers. Get the family around to wrap their mouth around some of the fantastic flavour combos below.
10 Easy, Tasty Toppings for Crackers The Family will Love
#1. Cream Cheese and Crispy Bacon Bits
Spread your cracker with cream cheese and top with crispy bacon bits and a thin slice of avocado, or a sundried tomato, for a yummy snack the whole family will love.
#2. Almond Butter with Pear
Pop a layer of almond or cashew nut butter on to a cracker, and add some thin slices of pear for a delicious and nutritious snack. This is ideal for a solo snack or the perfect companion during a catch up with friends.
#3. Tomato, Cheese and Mayo
Sometimes the most simple toppings are also the best. Spread your cracker with mayonnaise then slice cheese and fresh tomatoes on top and sprinkle with little salt for a tasty, easy snack or lunch. For extra flavour, you could add a sprig of basil.
#4. Smoked Salmon
For a classic topping combine cream cheese, or sour cream, with some chives and smoked salmon. Or you could try horseradish cream sauce and dill instead.
#5 Crackers with Dips
Have you tried dipping crackers? Here are some dips that work well with crackers.
- Broad Bean Hummus
- Tasty Smoked Salmon Spread from allrecipes.com
- White Bean Dip – blend a tin of cannelloni beans, garlic clove, chopped mint, chopped chives, chopped thyme with some olive oil.
- Sour Cream and Chive
Whether you buy ready made Paté or create your very own to add along with a sprig of herbs or a squeeze of lemon juice, you have the perfect easy snack or appetiser to serve your family and guests.
#7. Hummus and Parma Ham or Roasted Peppers
Add a little hummus to your cracker and top with parma ham and shaved parmesan cheese. Top off with a sliced of pickle. Add another spoon of hummus on top if you wish. For a veggie option replace the parma ham with sliced roasted peppers.
#8. Tuna and Olives
Mix some tuna with a little mayonnaise and mustard. Add to your cracker and finish off with an olive or a thin slice of pickle.
#9. Avocado and Ham
Put a slice of avocado on your cracker then top off with ham. Add some rocket for a healthy, easy snack at any time of day.
#10. Brie with Mango
A slice of brie topped with a thin slice of mango makes a tasty cracker topping. To add another dimension you could spread your cracker with a little sour cream or creme fraiche before adding the brie.
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Over to you. Do you have other favourite toppings for crackers? Please share them in the comments box below.