9 Recipes to Make With Goldfish Crackers

Updated: May 06, 2024

Goldfish crackers are a beloved childhood snack. Now, they're also the main ingredient in these recipes with Goldfish crackers that will please kids and adults alike.

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Mozzarella Sticks

We’ll take some cheese with our cheese, please. That’s what these baked bites from Meatloaf and Melodrama are: mozzarella cheese sticks coated in Goldfish cracker crumbs. Serve them straight out of the oven while they’re still warm and don’t forget the side of sauce for dipping. (Follow this step-by-step guide to make marinara.)

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Ranch snack mix
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Ranch Snack Mix

Forget store-bought snack mix. This bold blend—starring salted cashews, pretzels, Bugles and Goldfish—is the answer to your snack dreams. The only thing that could make the creative combo even better? Drizzling it with oil and tossing with ranch seasoning.

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Baked Mac N’ Cheese

What do you get when you put two of every kids’ favorite foods together? This ooey-gooey macaroni and cheese from Occasionally Crafty. Because you can never have too much mac in your life, here are all of our cheesiest recipes to cure any craving.

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Chocolate-Covered Goldfish

The savory snack gets a sweet makeover with this genius recipe from Create.Play.Travel. This might be one of the easiest recipes with Goldfish crackers—just melt some chocolate in the microwave, then dip and devour!

Want more cocoa-covered confections? Try one of these 12 delicious dipped fruit recipes for a lighter bite.

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Cracker Snacks

Ants on a log? More like fish on a log. These crunchy creations from Life a Little Brighter make the perfect after-school snack for little ones—simply smear some cream cheese on pieces of celery, then line the Goldfish crackers on top. (Bonus points if you use the rainbow ones.)

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For more kid-friendly bites, choose from one of these easy snack recipes.

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Goldfish Nachos

These are “nacho” average nachos. Because instead of tortilla chips, this Mexican must-make from Marla Meridith uses Goldfish crackers as the base. From there, load ’em up with layers of ground beef, guacamole, salsa, cheese and sour cream. (If you’re whipping up your own guacamole, here are 10 secrets to making it better than Chipotle.)

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Turkey Meatballs

The next time you’re making meatballs, take a page out of Savory Spin’s recipe book and swap the bread crumbs for whole grain Goldfish crackers and add a dash of honey mustard for some serious flavor. These meaty bites would pair perfectly with one of our favorite fork-twirling pasta recipes.

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Rocky Road Mix

Sweet and salty snackers rejoice! This chocolatey, cheesy combo from Southern Mom Loves has the best of both worlds with pretzel Goldfish, peanuts, mini marshmallows, dried bananas and chocolate chips. For more on-the-go eats, check out these snack mix recipes we heart.

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Broccoli Cheese Bites

Tired of telling your child for the hundredth time to eat their vegetables? Thanks to Julie Measures’ mini muffins, you won’t have to. Part greens, part Goldfish, they’re a win for you and your little one. Psst: If you’re still struggling, here are 15 tricks for dealing with a picky eater.

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