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Rosemary, Tomato & Herbed Cream Cheese Bites – Game Time Recipe!

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I am always looking for a reason to entertain. And what better excuse to gather friends and family around food than game time?! Today I am thrilled to share one of the easiest, tastiest game time recipes with RITZ Crackers and Coke. You’ll score a major touchdown with these football party foods, and best of all, you’ll spend hardly any time in the kitchen! Keep reading to find out how to make my favorite game time recipe: Rosemary, Tomato & Herbed Cream Cheese Bites!

You’ll score a major touchdown with this game time recipe for Rosemary, Tomato & Herbed Cream Cheese Bites, and best of all, you’ll spend hardly any time in the kitchen!

When it comes to planning game time recipes Ritz Crackers are almost always at the top of my list.  I love their rich, buttery flavor, and they work so well with a variety of toppings and dips. Plus they’re absolutely perfect when paired with an icy cold, refreshing Coca-Cola!

Enjoy this game day recipe for Rosemary, Tomato & Herbed Cream Cheese Bites with an ice cold Coke

Speaking of toppings and dips, my Rosemary, Tomato and Herbed Cream Cheese Bites are sure to be a big hit! Ritz Crackers are topped with a homemade garlic and herb cream cheese, then crowned with a cherry tomato and sprig of fresh Rosemary. Best of all, this game time recipe requires very little prep work, and takes just minutes to make. After all, no one wants to spend game time in the kitchen!

Rosemary, Tomato & Herbed Cream Cheese Bites are a simple yet delicious game day recipe that is perfect for any occasion!

To make these scrumptious Tomato, Rosemary and Herbed Cream Cheese Bites, you’ll need some very basic ingredients: cream cheese, milk, a few common cooking herbs, and of course the Ritz Crackers (full printable recipe at the bottom of this post)! And don’t forget to pick up some Coca-Cola down the soda aisle, too! I found everything I needed at my local Walmart.

Rosemary, Tomato & Herbed Cream Cheese Bites game day recipe ingredients

Once you have all of your ingredients, simply add the cream cheese and milk to a medium bowl. Mix until creamy. Then add in the seasonings, mix well, and refrigerate for about an hour.

Rosemary, Tomato & Herbed Cream Cheese Bites game day recipe slice tomatoes

In the meantime, slice the cherry tomatoes in half. Then rinse and cut a few sprigs of fresh Rosemary. Once the herbed cream cheese is ready, simply spread some on top of a Ritz Cracker, then top with half a cherry tomato and a few pieces of fresh Rosemary. And that’s it – your Tomato, Rosemary and Herbed Cream Cheese Bites are ready to serve!

Top each cracker with the herbed cream cheese and a slice of tomato and rosemary to complete this game day recipe for Rosemary, Tomato & Herbed Cream Cheese Bites

And speaking of serving, make sure to place the remaining cream cheese in a bowl to be used as a dip with the Ritz Crackers!

The herbed cream cheese in this game day recipe makes a great dip too!

This delicious Tomato, Rosemary and Herbed Cream Cheese Ritz Bites game time recipe will take you less than 10 minutes to make, yet taste like you spent hours in the kitchen! Their wonderfully savory taste with just a hint of spice makes the perfect flavor combination when served with an ice cold Coca-Cola!

You'll score big with these delectable Rosemary, Tomato & Herbed Cream Cheese Bites! Quick and easy-to-make, this game day recipe is perfect for your next party!

Yield: 10 cracker bites

Rosemary, Tomato & Herbed Cream Cheese Bites

Rosemary, Tomato & Herbed Cream Cheese Bites

You’ll score a major touchdown with this simple yet delicious recipe for Rosemary, Tomato & Herbed Cream Cheese Bites. Best of all, you’ll spend hardly any time in the kitchen!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 8 ounce cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely minced
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3/4 tsp Italian Seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp fresh ground black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp onion powder
  • 1 small container cherry tomatoes
  • 1 small bundle fresh rosemary
  • 1 sleeve Ritz crackers

Instructions

  1. Using either an electric mixer or a stand mixer with the paddle attachment, mix the milk and cream cheese together in a medium bowl until creamy. 
  2. Add the remaining ingredients and mix well, making sure to scrape the sides of bowl constantly.
  3. Spoon the herbed cream cheese into an airtight container and place in the refrigerator for one hour.
  4. Meanwhile, slice the cherry tomatoes in half, and rinse and cut a few sprigs of the fresh rosemary.
  5. Once the herbed cream cheese is ready, simply spread some on top of a Ritz Cracker, then top with half a cherry tomato and a few pieces of fresh Rosemary.
  6. Serve and enjoy!

Notes

The herbed cream cheese also works well as a dip!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

10

Serving Size:

1 cracker bite

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 85Total Fat: 8gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 23mgSodium: 134mgCarbohydrates: 2gFiber: 0gSugar: 1gProtein: 2g

Nutritional information is automatically calculated with ingredients and serving size and may not be accurate. Please always double check with your own nutritional apps as well.

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Do you have a tasty game time recipe using Ritz Crackers and/or Coca-Cola? Be sure to enter it in the Recipe Contest on shespeaks.com where you could win a #TogetherForGameTime Party Pack that includes a $40 Walmart Gift Card, two 6-packs of Coca-Cola and two boxes of Original Ritz Crackers!

Find more creative #TogetherforGameTime ideas by connecting with Walmart, Coca-Cola and Ritz:

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Vannessa

Tuesday 23rd of January 2018

wow! omg im actually going to entertain soon and this is perfect! thank you for the recipe

Alaina Bullock

Wednesday 24th of January 2018

You're welcome! I'd love to know how it turns out for you!

Fatima Torres’s

Sunday 21st of January 2018

These treats look delicious. Ive always loved Ritz crackers. They go great with just about everything.

Alaina Bullock

Wednesday 24th of January 2018

Hi Fatima! Yes girl! Ritz crackers really do go great with so many things! I've also found lots of delicious recipes online, and cannot wait to try them; everything from sweet to savory!

Ron Leyba

Sunday 21st of January 2018

This looks and sounds tasty. So love this. Want to try this too, soon!

Alaina Bullock

Wednesday 24th of January 2018

It really does taste great! Let me know if you do try it, and what you think!

Catalina

Sunday 21st of January 2018

I love your tomato herbed cream cheese bites! Love the flavors! Cream cheese and tomatoes are perfect together!

Alaina Bullock

Sunday 21st of January 2018

I completely agree! They are a great flavor combination!

Wendy Polisi

Saturday 20th of January 2018

This is a really great snack idea. Nice and healthy!

Alaina Bullock

Sunday 21st of January 2018

And it's so easy to make, too! The part that takes the longest is letting it sit in the fridge for an hour so the flavors combine. All of the other steps take about 5 mins!

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