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“I tried a sample of this at Costco and it was so good, I bought a huge jar of the tomatoes just so I could repeat this at home. I am almost embarrassed to share this, as it is so incredibly simple, but they were so good. I am guessing on the amounts.”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 40 butter flavored crackers (such as Ritz)
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese or 1 (8 ounce) package neufchatel cheese, at room temperature
  • 1 (16 ounce) jarmarinated sun-dried tomatoes packed in oil (the kind I tried had Italian seasonings in the oil already)
  • 1 tablespoon italian seasoning (optional)
  • 12 cup fresh basil leaf, shredded, garnish (optional)


  1. NOTE: If your sundried tomatoes do not already have Italian seasoned herbs in their oil, you will need to first stir in 1 Tbsp of Italian seasoning blend to your tomatoes, then cover and chill overnight.
  2. Drain off the oil from your tomatoes.
  3. Spread a generous spoonful of cream cheese onto each cracker and top with a strip of marinated sundried tomato.
  4. Place onto a platter and garnish with strips of fresh basil leaves, if desired.
  5. Serve immediately.
  6. (You may need more or less or any of the ingredients- the Zaar computer only accepts specific amounts, so I have tried to give you a rough guess).

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