The Best Seasoned Oyster Cracker Recipe

Seasoned Oyster Crackers

I remember snacking on these delicious disks of sweet and tart saltiness. Seasoned oyster crackers were one of my favorite snacks growing up, and I only got them on special occasions. They are amazingly easy to make and perfect for big family dinners, potlucks, grill outs or a just because snack. The recipe is easy and also makes a great cooking lesson for younger kids thanks to simple measurements and lots of bag shaking. My kids have a blast with it!

Here’s how it’s made


        • 16 to 20 ounces of oyster crackers
        • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
        • 3 tbsp Hidden Valley Ranch seasoning (or a 1 ounce packet of seasoning mix)
        • 1/2 tsp dill weed
        • 1/4 tsp garlic powder

Preheat the oven to 250 degrees F. Add the crackers and vegetable oil to a gallon sized zip lock bag and shake until well coated. Add the remaining ingredients and shake the bag again until well coated. Spread crackers on a baking sheet in single layer and put in the oven for 15 minutes, stirring crackers once during baking. Cool crackers and enjoy!

What is your favorite simple special occasion snack? Tell me in the comments. 


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