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Alabama Fire Crackers

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Alabama Fire Crackers

Snappy and Crispy Alabama Fire Crackers

You don’t have to wait until the 4th of July to enjoy these alabama fire crackers! This is a classic southern party treat with its savory, spicy kick that’ll keep ya reaching for one after another. You can pair these with a large variety of things, but most common in a southern party spread is meatballs, pimiento cheese, buffalo chicken dip, cheeseballs, and veggie trays. Just don’t forget to serve a big old thing of sweet tea to go with it all! 

Tips and tricks for Alabama Fire Crackers

I want a less heat, how can I do that and still get that classic Alabama firecracker flavor?

You can use less crushed red pepper flakes, or Dan-O’s Chipotle. You could also swap the Dan-O’s Chipotle for Dan-O’s Spicy. Alternatively, you can just use Dan-O’s Original with more ranch and black pepper if you need a mild yet still flavorful option. 

My alabama fire crackers are awfully wet before baking, will they still crisp up?

Yea, they’ll be wet at the start but will crisp up no problem once you bake them in the oven. If they continue to be wet, just bake them a little longer. 

I don’t like saltines, can I use other crackers?

Absolutely. Popular alternatives include ritz, butter crackers, and thin wheat crackers.


Prep Time

15 Mins

Cook Time

30 Mins


  1. Add all ingredients and shake in a ziploc bag or tupperware container 
  2. Let soak for at least 30 minutes or all the way overnight.
  3. Put the marinated crackers on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  4. Bake at 250 fahrenheit for 10 minutes.
  5. Flip them over and throw them back in the oven.
  6. Continue to bake for another 15 minutes.
  7. Take out, and let cool to room temperature.
  8. Enjoy!

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