When it comes to hosting a memorable party or gathering, having the perfect finger food can make all the difference. That’s where Ritz Cracker Party Sandwiches come in. These delectable mini sandwiches are not only easy to prepare but also incredibly satisfying. In this article, we’ll take you through the step-by-step process of making these mouthwatering treats. Whether you’re a seasoned chef or a kitchen novice, these Ritz Cracker Party Sandwiches are sure to impress your guests and elevate your hosting game.


Before we dive into the recipe, let’s gather all the ingredients required:

Ritz crackers 48
Quality deli ham 8 slices
Swiss cheese 8 slices
Melted butter 4 tablespoons
Dijon mustard 2 teaspoons
Worcestershire sauce 1 teaspoon
Garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon
Poppy seeds 1 teaspoon
Dried minced onion 1/2 teaspoon

Step-by-Step Instructions:

Let’s get started with the preparation:


1. Warm It Up

  • Set your oven to preheat at 350°F.

2. Begin the Build

  • In a 9×13-inch baking dish, arrange half of the Ritz crackers with the flat side facing down.

3. Add the Fillings

  • Take slices of ham and tear them into bite-sized strips. Fold them neatly and place atop each cracker.
  • Cut the Swiss cheese into 1-inch squares and lay one on top of the ham on each cracker.
  • Seal the deal with another Ritz cracker on top, making a mini sandwich.

4. Mix the Magic Sauce

  • In a bowl, blend the melted butter with Dijon mustard, Worcestershire sauce, and garlic powder until smooth.

5. Dress the Bites

  • Drizzle your buttery mixture over the assembled cracker sandwiches, ensuring an even coat.
  • For the final touch, sprinkle a mix of poppy seeds and minced onion over the top.

6. Bake to Perfection

  • Pop them in the oven and bake until the cheese gets gooey and the tops take on a beautiful golden hue, about 10-12 minutes.

7. Serve & Savor

  • Once out of the oven, serve them warm.
  • Watch them disappear and brace yourself for the compliments!

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