Alabama Fire Crackers Are a Quick and Easy DIY Snack

by 247tasty

Snacks are just so perfect and fun to make. Most of them you can make your version. This recipe is a perfect example. It is a quick and easy DIY snack. No cooking required! And it would only take you up to 15 minutes to prepare and just leave it overnight to taste to perfection. Already excited to try?

Let me just give you one more reason for you to love this recipe. How awesome it is to turn regular crackers into something unforgettable and possibly may become one of the dishes you prepare on special occasions for your family and friends. I cannot oversell this enough. This is my favourite appetizer to serve, too! By the way, did I mention already that this is best when served with some chilli sauce and cold beer? Yeah, it is! Enough talking. Let’s get you started. Shall we?


1 ⅔ cups of vegetable oil
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon onion powder
½ teaspoon of black pepper
2 (1 ounce) envelopes of ranch dressing mix
3 tablespoons crushed red pepper flakes
1 (16.5 ounces) package of multigrain saltine crackers

How to make Alabama Fire Crackers

Step 1: In a 2-gallon plastic zipper bag, pour in the vegetable oil, onion powder, garlic powder, ranch dressing mix, black pepper, and crushed red pepper flakes.

Step 2: Thoroughly combine the oil and spices in the sealed bag by smooshing it with your hands.

Step 3: Prepare the crackers and place them inside the bag.

Step 4: Make sure to seal the bag then turn it over to cover the crackers with the spice mix.

Step 5: Let the bag rest for about 1 hour, then turn it again.

Step 6: Repeat this procedure several times until the crackers are well-coated with the spice mix.

Step 7: Allow the bag to sit overnight to absorb all flavours.

Step 8: Then remove the crackers and serve.

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