With just 3 ingredients, these Ritz Cracker Cookies are the EASIEST no-bake sweet and salty treat, ever. Even the kids can help assemble these!

I’ve said this before, but I really mean it this time.

These Ritz Cracker Cookies are THE EASIEST. Easiest.Dessert.Ever.

Ritz cracker cookies on a piece of wood.

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There is certainly no baking involved and it’s barely even cooking. It’s hardly even a recipe. It’s more of an arts & crafts project.

One you can eat.

Have you ever had Ritz Cracker Cookies before? They are mind-blowingly good. If you dig that sweet-and-salty combo situation, you are going to love these.

Ritz cracker cookies on a piece of wood.

If you have no idea what you are looking at (Helen, I’m looking at you), let me break it down for you:

Peanut butter sandwiched between crackers and dipped in white chocolate.

Sprinkles? Optional.

That’s all there is to it. I tried these at my mother-in-law’s house years ago, and now it’s my favorite treat that she makes. The one I look forward to the most.

I pass on the expertly-decorated gingerbread men, the homemade caramels, and the M&M cookies while hoarding the Ritz Cracker Cookies.

Ritz cracker cookie sandwiches on a wooden countertop.

If you have kids, put them to work! Mine can pretty much only handle the sprinkles (they are both under 5), but if you have teenagers, encourage family bonding via the spreading of peanut butter on crackers. Win-win.

Ritz Cracker Cookies on a wood board.

Ritz Cracker Cookies

With just 3 ingredients, these Ritz Cracker Cookies are the EASIEST no-bake sweet and salty treat, ever. Even the kids can help assemble these!
5 from 2 votes
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Servings 70 cookies
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Calories 48


  • 1 1/2 cups creamy peanut butter
  • 1 box Ritz crackers 4 sleeves, about 140 crackers
  • 2 (12 ounce) bags bright white candy melts
  • 2 (12 ounce) bags chocolate candy melts
  • sprinkles optional


  • Spread about 1 teaspoon peanut butter on a cracker. Top with a second cracker. Repeat with all remaining crackers and peanut butter until you have about 70 sandwich cookies. Arrange on a baking sheet lined with parchment or foil and freeze while melting candy melts.
  • Meanwhile, set white candy melts in a bowl over a pot of simmering water (double-boiler method) or melt in the microwave at 50% power in 30-second increments. Stir until smooth. Repeat with chocolate candy melts.
  • Using a spoon or a fork, dip each cracker sandwich into a bowl of melted chocolate, turning to coat. Set on prepared baking sheet and top with sprinkles. Repeat with remaining cracker sandwiches, dipping approximately 35 into each kind of chocolate. Chill until completely cool, at least 30 minutes.


Calories: 48kcalCarbohydrates: 3gProtein: 2gFat: 4gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 1gSodium: 54mgPotassium: 40mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gCalcium: 7mgIron: 1mg
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  1. Hi Meggan, these look so good will be trying these this way. I have made these but dipped the whole cracker in white and dark chocolate and you can decorate as you like. There is just something about a Ritz. Georgie

    1. YES. Absolutely. My husband prefers them that way. I’m obsessed with the white chocolate, but they are great with any/all the chocolates!

  2. You had me at 3 ingredients! These look so yummy and simple to make. I’d dip mine in dark chocolate since my family is a bunch of chocoholics ;) I can’t wait to try them out!

  3. These were SO delicious. I’m not a big fan of white chocolate, but paired with ritz and peanut butter…mike drop…!5 stars

  4. LOL… so funny, Meggan! (I assume you were referring to MY probable bemusement in this post!)

    Actually, though, you might be surprised at this one. We do have Ritz crackers here, and the whole sweet-savoury thing has crossed the pond little by little.

    Although I must admit this isn’t something you’d generally find in a British kitchen, I’m sure it’s something most Brits would enjoy and like being introduced to!

    Personally, I love them. I can’t get enough of these sorts of simple, almost non-recipe recipes!5 stars