Have you ever craved a snack that is both cheesy and spicy at the same time? Then the Firecracker Cheez-Its are the perfect snack for you! These little bites of goodness are crunchy, and cheesy, and have just the right amount of heat to make your taste buds dance with joy. In this blog post, I will share my personal experience of making Firecracker Cheez-Its, along with the recipe and some tips on how to store and refrigerate them.
I was sitting on my couch, mindlessly munching on a bag of regular Cheez-Its, when suddenly an idea struck me. What if I could take these already amazing crackers and make them even better? And that's when I stumbled upon the recipe for Firecracker Cheez-Its.
I gathered all the necessary ingredients and got to work in my kitchen. As I mixed together the canola oil, garlic powder, onion powder, cayenne pepper, crushed red pepper flakes, and salt, the aroma that filled my kitchen was already making my mouth water with anticipation.
Next came the fun part - tossing the Cheez-Its in the spicy oil mixture. As I watched the crackers get coated in a fiery orange hue, I knew I was in for a treat.
Finally, the Firecracker Cheez-Its were ready to be baked. I spread them out evenly on a baking sheet and popped them in the oven. As they baked, the delicious smell filled my kitchen and the anticipation was killing me.
Finally, the moment of truth arrived. I took the baking sheet out of the oven and let the Firecracker Cheez-Its cool for a few minutes. As I took my first bite, the perfect combination of cheesy goodness and spicy heat exploded in my mouth, and I knew that I had just made the ultimate snack.
- 1 box of original Cheez-Its
- ½ cup of canola oil
- ½ teaspoon garlic powder
- ½ teaspoon onion powder
- ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
- ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
- ¼ teaspoon salt
How to Make Firecracker Cheez-Its:
- Preheat your oven to 250°F.
- In a large mixing bowl, mix together the canola oil, garlic powder, onion powder, cayenne pepper, crushed red pepper flakes, and salt.
- Add the Cheez-Its to the mixing bowl and toss them around until they are coated in the oil and spice mixture.
- Spread the Cheez-Its evenly onto a baking sheet and bake them in the oven for 15-20 minutes, or until they are crispy and golden brown.
- Let the Firecracker Cheez-Its cool for a few minutes before serving them.
How to Store It
The best way to store Firecracker Cheez-Its is in an airtight container. You can use a Ziploc bag, a plastic container, or any other container that can be sealed tightly. This will help to keep the crackers fresh and prevent them from going stale.
How to Refrigerate It:
You do not need to refrigerate Firecracker Cheez-Its. In fact, refrigerating them can actually make them go stale faster. Just store them in an airtight container at room temperature, and they will stay fresh for up to two weeks.
Can I use a different type of oil?
Yes, you can use any type of oil that you prefer, such as vegetable oil or olive oil.
How spicy are Firecracker Cheez-Its?
They are mildly spicy, but you can adjust the amount of spice to your liking by adding more or less cayenne pepper and red pepper flakes.
Can I use a different type of cracker?
Yes, you can use any type of cheese cracker or even pretzels.
Can I make a larger batch?
A. Yes, you can double or triple the recipe to make a larger batch.
Firecracker Cheez-Its are the perfect snack for any occasion. They are easy to make, require only a few ingredients, and taste amazing. Whether you are hosting a party, having a movie night, or just need a quick snack, Firecracker Cheez-Its are sure to satisfy your cravings. So, the next time you reach for a bag of regular Cheez-Its, try making Firecracker Cheez-Its instead. Your taste buds will thank you!