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2022 RITZ Crushed Crackers Recipe Contest

Crunchy, flaky RITZ Crushed Crackers inspired chefs from across the country to get creative and find new ways to leverage the rich, buttery flavor of this iconic ingredient.

Check out all of the winning recipes below.

2022 Grand Prize Winner$5,000 + Premium Kitchen Prizes

Chef Lauren KatzCracker Crusted Pimento & Bacon Jalapeño Pastry Poppers made with RITZ Crushed Crackers

Executive Chef and winner of ABC’s “The Great American Baking Show,” Lauren Katz gave our taste buds a huge kick of flavor with this recipe that dips a jalapeño filled with bacon, pimento cheese and scallions in a layer of RITZ Crushed Crackers, spiraled with a little puff pastry.


2nd Place Winner:

Chef Justin Gaspar Peanut Butter Crunch Pie made with RITZ Crushed Crackers

3rd Place Winner:

Chef Erin Hungsberg Trail Mix Tart made with RITZ Crushed Crackers

Student Winner:

Rosalie Phan Pistachio Rose Tart made with RITZ Crushed Crackers

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