These Ritz Bites with Ham, Brie and Cranberries are the best bite-size appetizer recipe for the holiday season! Easy and ready in about 10 minutes these require no baking and are perfect for both kids and adults. Make you Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Years Eve perfect with these goodies! #appetizer #Christmas #Holidays
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Ritz Bites with Ham, Brie and Cranberries

The perfect fast and simple appetizer recipe. These Ritz Bites with Ham, Cranberries, and Brie require no cooking and are the perfect sweet and salty party and holiday food!
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: American, Christmas, Holidays, New Years, Party, Thanksgiving
Keyword: easy Thanksgiving Appetizer recipe, no bake holiday appetizer, Ritz Bites
Servings: 48 Bites
Calories: 144kcal
Author: Caitlyn Erhardt


  • 48 Ritz Crackers
  • 8 Oz Brie Sliced into 1/2 Inch Pieces
  • 1 Heaping Tsp Whole Berry Cranberry Sauce EACH
  • 6 Slices Ham Sliced into Eighths
  • 1 Pinch Fresh Thyme EACH- Optional


  • Place a Ritz Cracker on a flat surface. Next place a small slice of ham on top, followed by a small slice of brie. Finally, top with a small amount of cranberry sauce then fresh thyme if desired. Repeat until finished. 
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  • Tip: If you do not want the rind on the brie, place it into the freezer for 30 minutes. Afterwards you will be able to easily remove the rind. 


Serving: 4Bites | Calories: 144kcal | Carbohydrates: 8.8g | Protein: 7.5g | Fat: 8.5g | Saturated Fat: 4.1g | Cholesterol: 25mg | Sodium: 380mg | Potassium: 135mg | Fiber: 0.3g | Sugar: 1.5g | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 0.7mg
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