10 Incredibly Easy Picnic Recipes That Actually Start With Saltine Crackers
Saltine crackers are one of life’s simple pleasures. They’re always there to accompany the chicken noodle soup when you’re feeling under the weather. They’re the ideal companion for a raw oyster with a bit of cocktail sauce. Our food editor even thinks saltines are the only cracker you should serve with pimiento cheese (read her argument here). Yes, simple and salty. However, there are countless ways to make saltines better, and these recipes are a great way to use saltines during picnic season. When deciding what to pack for a picnic, the food should be simple to make, easy to tote, and nothing but delicious. Southerners are always able to find ways to use saltines–and these saltine cracker recipes are going to be a hit at your summer picnic.
Pecan-Crusted Chicken Tenders
Mango-Lemon-Buttermilk Icebox Pie with Baked Saltine Cracker Crust
There isn’t a more summery dessert than this cool and colorful icebox pie. Switch up your regular berry desserts of the season with fresh mango.
Recipe: Meatloaf Sandwiches
These sandwiches are a fun new way to enjoy a classic comfort recipe. With horseradish and sharp cheddar for added zip, these sandwiches can be served warm or cold, which makes them ideal for toting.
Seasoned Saltine Crackers
Recipe: Grapefruit Tart
This vibrant tart should be the star of your next gathering. The salty crust, citrusy grapefruit, and sweet whipped cream couldn’t be better together.
Saltine Cracker Salad
Recipe: Saltine Cracker Salad
Also called Georgia Cracker Salad, this classic Southern dish is the easiest, no-bake side dish to bring to a picnic or potluck. Be sure to use fresh tomatoes for the best result.
10-Minute Peanut Butter Fudge
Recipe: 10-Minute Peanut Butter Fudge
Saltines are the perfect way to balance out sweet peanut butter and chocolate in this easy fudge recipe.
Recipe: Cracker Pizzas
Whether you’re bringing them to a picnic or enjoying an after-school snack with the kids, these cracker pizzas are quick, easy, and fun. Let the kids make them with their favorite toppings.