Nacho Seasoned Crackers and a Giveaway {closed}

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Nacho Seasoned Crackers from @KatrinasKitchen

One of my son’s first words was “nack!” (or “snack” for those of you who don’t speak toddler). I live in a house full of boys who like to eat. And as much as they put away at mealtime I am always surprised when the inevitable request for a snack comes an hour later. We eat fruit, veggies, cheese, crackers, or other treats between meals. Personally I am a fan of popcorn as a snack because of the sheer volume you can eat for not a lot of guilt.

So when the nice people at Kernel Season’s contacted me asking if I had tried their product and would I like to offer some to my readers I quickly agreed. You see I turn down my fair share of product reviews/giveaways because it is important to me that you feel like you are sitting at my kitchen table and not like you are in a grocery store. However I have been a fan of their popcorn seasoning for a long while and I know you would love it. But wait you say…this post says crackers not popcorn. This is because I use their season shakers on just about anything. My go-to is White Cheddar and I’ve used it on baked potatoes, steamed vegetables, pasta, and garlic bread.

Nacho Seasoned Crackers from @KatrinasKitchen

I would encourage you to go to the Kernel Season’s website and check out all 16 of their delicious flavors. I can’t wait to try the Chili Lime seasoning over some baked tortilla chips! Don’t get me wrong though this stuff is great on popcorn as well. Once you’ve had chocolate marshmallow popcorn you may just never be the same again.

Nacho Seasoned Crackers from @KatrinasKitchen

This giveaway is closed. Congratulations to Rachel from Baked by Rachel!

So, do you want some? Kernel Seasons is being very generous and has provided this gift package of a variety of their products. Here’s what you do:

1. Leave me a comment telling me if you’ve ever tried their season shakers or not

2. Follow Kernel Season’s on Facebook or Twitter and let me know you do

*A winner will be drawn using a random number generator on Wednesday, September 7th, 2011

*This giveaway is open to Continental US addresses only

Primarily I made these crackers (from the Kernel Season’s recipe booklet) because my littlest one is too young to eat popcorn. I was a little hesitant that the flavor might be too strong for him but nope- he dove right in along with his brother!

Nacho Seasoned Crackers Recipe

Oyster crackers with a nacho cheese flavor boost using popcorn seasoning
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes


  • 1 bag of Oyster crackers
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil to coat (or spray with Pam)
  • 1 Tablespoon Kernel Season’s Nacho


  • Place all ingredients in a large bowl and toss lightly to coat crackers.
  • Bake on a non-stick cookie sheet at 325 F for 5-10 minutes until toasted.
- Katrina

88 Responses to “Nacho Seasoned Crackers and a Giveaway {closed}”

  1. #
    Raejean — September 2, 2011 at 4:04 pm

    I was just looking at those in the store the other day! I was think of trying them on popcorn.
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    Mary — September 2, 2011 at 4:15 pm

    I've tried their white cheddar for popcorn and roasted chickpeas and it's amazing!

  3. #
    Evelyn R — September 2, 2011 at 4:16 pm

    I have never tried these shakers but would love too. Thanks for the giveaway!

  4. #
    BigFatBaker — September 2, 2011 at 4:16 pm

    I don't think I have ever tried their seasonings before, but I like the idea! So easy to add a lot of flavor with out a lot of calories. I'll have to check them out next time I am at the store!

  5. #
    Lynn — September 2, 2011 at 4:34 pm

    I haven't tried it but love popcorn and would like to! Thanks for the fun give-away:@)

  6. #
    Food Glorious Food — September 2, 2011 at 4:42 pm

    WOW!! Totally new to me and hope I can find some in my local stores 🙂 Have a great weekend dear!

  7. #
    nic010205 — September 2, 2011 at 5:00 pm

    I have used their seasoning before with popcorn. I love popcorn! I have an air popper. I like to use their cheddar powder for the flavor but not having a ton of fat.
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  8. #
    nic010205 — September 2, 2011 at 5:01 pm

    I tweeted!!
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  9. #
    Lisa — September 2, 2011 at 5:02 pm

    I have never tried these. But would love a chance too win so that I can try them. Great giveaway!

  10. #
    Sabrina — September 2, 2011 at 5:06 pm

    Hi Katrina. This is my first post on your blog, but I've been reading it. I'm still in awe that you manage to do what you do with those two little men keeping you busy… I've never seen these, but we are big popcorn eaters. And I love the cracker idea for the littler one…

  11. #
    Julia — September 2, 2011 at 5:07 pm

    I've never tried this stuff. Just added some to my grocery list, I love me some flavored popcorn!!!

  12. #
    Kelly Jo — September 2, 2011 at 5:08 pm

    I haven't tried them yet but I may have to do so soon!

  13. #
    KatrinasKitchen — September 2, 2011 at 5:09 pm

    Yay!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! You just made my day Sabrina!!

  14. #
    Lindselicious — September 2, 2011 at 5:27 pm

    We have these at work! Your crackers look great Katrina!

  15. #
    Erin @Dinners Dish.. — September 2, 2011 at 5:28 pm

    Cute crackers!! I have not tried there seasonings before, but my husband absolutely LOVES flavored popcorn!
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  16. #
    @lorenasuebrown — September 2, 2011 at 5:51 pm

    I didn't even know you had a food blog, but I am so glad to know it now. I've had apple cinnamon and caramel on popcorn at the theatre and I think it is such a treat. The flavorings make it extra special, though Chris would roll his eyes at me.

  17. #
    Baked by Rachel — September 2, 2011 at 6:09 pm

    Uhm no I haven't but they sound yummy! Pick me pick me lol

  18. #
    Baked by Rachel — September 2, 2011 at 6:10 pm

    tweeted 😉
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  19. #
    Baked by Rachel — September 2, 2011 at 6:11 pm

    following on twitter now
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  20. #
    Lara — September 2, 2011 at 6:18 pm

    I love seasoning my popcorn – and have never seen these before! Would love to try them!

  21. #
    Patty — September 2, 2011 at 7:01 pm

    I have only tried the butter flavor, and it's almost gone! Didn't know that there were other flavors. I will look for them at the store. I have read your blog for quite some time now.

  22. #
    Becky — September 2, 2011 at 7:08 pm

    These flavorful little crackers would make an easy appetizer for a neighborhood get together or my Bunco Group!

  23. #
    Averie — September 2, 2011 at 7:54 pm

    I love love love popcorn and eat it daily!! I have tried the Kernel Seasonings spray and love it!

  24. #
    stephday — September 2, 2011 at 9:11 pm

    I love making our own popcorn. I haven't bought microwave popcorn in years! I've only treid the butter flavor, but would love to try more!

  25. #
    Terra — September 2, 2011 at 10:05 pm

    Your crackers look fun! Perfect treat for your little one:-) I have not had Kernel Seasons, but my husband love loves popcorn, so this is a fantastic giveaway:-) Hugs, Terra

  26. #
    Terra — September 2, 2011 at 10:11 pm

    I just shared the post on Twitter and Facebook!
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  27. #
    Nelly Rodriguez — September 2, 2011 at 10:21 pm

    I haven't tried them yet!
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  28. #
    Nelly Rodriguez — September 2, 2011 at 10:22 pm

    I tweeted!
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  29. #
    Nelly Rodriguez — September 2, 2011 at 10:22 pm

    I follow them on twitter!
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  30. #
    Carolyn — September 3, 2011 at 12:08 am

    Ha, one of Maggie's favourite words is "nack"! These crackers look great. Don't count me in for the giveaway, but I do love the recipe!
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  31. #
    KatrinasKitchen — September 3, 2011 at 12:12 am

    🙂 Nack nack nack!!! (That's what I usually hear!)

  32. #
    Jennifer — September 3, 2011 at 12:47 am

    Yep, boys will eat a lot! I had a house full of boys as well – as well as our doggie.
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  33. #
    kitchenarian — September 3, 2011 at 3:29 am

    Such a great easy treat to make! I have never tried these seasonings before; I think the nacho cheddar sounds sooo good. Great giveaway!

  34. #
    Melissa — September 3, 2011 at 3:57 am

    I love the Nacho Cheddar flavored seasoning. What a great giveaway

  35. #
    nutmegnanny — September 3, 2011 at 4:04 am

    I love seasoning up oyster crackers! My favorite way is using powdered ranch dressing. I have never tried the nacho seasoning…bet it's awesome!!!
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  36. #
    Corisa — September 3, 2011 at 4:53 am

    I have the white cheddar and butter flavored for home popped popcorn! its alot healthier than the microwavable popcorn! Starting better eating habits !

  37. #
    Eftychia — September 3, 2011 at 7:23 am

    This is a very tasty snack. I am glad it is easy to make…
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  38. #
    Mbb — September 3, 2011 at 8:45 am

    haven't tried these!

  39. #
    Beth Michelle — September 3, 2011 at 12:30 pm

    What a cleaver idea to use the seasoning on crackers and other dishes! Ive never used any type of popcorn seasoning but maybe will have to give it a try!
    My recent post Chili Chocolate Chip Cookies

  40. #
    Lisa — September 3, 2011 at 1:13 pm

    I have tried their seasonings, but only on popcorn. We also use the popcorn oil to pop our popcorn on the stove. Can't wait to try it on the crackers and other things you have suggested!

    I shared on Facebook and "liked" their page so I can follow it!

  41. #
    Lauren @ KeepItSweet — September 3, 2011 at 1:55 pm

    I've tried those seasonings and love them. Delicious looking crackers!
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  42. #
    Jessica — September 3, 2011 at 3:13 pm

    I love their white cheddar popcorn seasoning! sooooo delicious!!! I am not sure I've tried the other kinds.

  43. #
    Jan — September 3, 2011 at 3:57 pm

    Haven't tried…but would love to…PLEASE!

  44. #
    Andrea D. — September 3, 2011 at 6:23 pm

    I have tried the Nacho cheese and love it.

  45. #
    Andrea D. — September 3, 2011 at 6:23 pm

    I am a facebook fan of Kernel Season's.

  46. #
    susitravl — September 3, 2011 at 6:36 pm

    I have never tried this product – but we love popcorn, so I will definitely be checking it out!

  47. #
    susitravl — September 3, 2011 at 6:36 pm

    Like Kernel Season's on FB (SusanB)

  48. #
    Parsley Sage — September 3, 2011 at 8:05 pm

    I love these seasonings! You can't actually buy them in the grocery store here so I have to go to the movie theater and buy one there to horde for home use (in face, I usually buy 2 or 3…I'm sure you can imagine the looks.) Awesome crackers too, I had a 'DOH' moment when I saw that you'd used them on something other than popcorn! Buzzed!

  49. #
    Naoko — September 3, 2011 at 10:45 pm

    I think my kids will love this, we will have to wait till our next family trip to Hawaii to get them. I know I don't qualify for the giveaway, but I though this has to be on my list to buy when we go back to the US. I shared this on Twitter and Facebook for you.
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  50. #
    Wendy — September 3, 2011 at 11:32 pm

    This recipe looks great, I've never heard of the product and would love to try it!

  51. #
    Jeanne — September 4, 2011 at 1:44 am

    I can't wait to go to the store and try these seasonings. Are they fattening?

  52. #
    cookinghealthyforme — September 4, 2011 at 5:08 am

    You know…I've never tried this seasoning, and it never occurred to me to use it on anything but popcorn! Thanks for the great idea!

  53. #
    KatrinasKitchen — September 4, 2011 at 11:24 am

    Hi Jeanne, no fat! 🙂

  54. #
    kayley — September 4, 2011 at 6:33 pm

    wow im from the UK and have NEVER even seen these before! i love popcorn! why do we not have this product over here? im now very sad

  55. #
    Jennifer Crooks — September 4, 2011 at 8:07 pm

    I never eat popcorn with out them. Our local theater uses these seasonings & I got hooked. I love the white cheddar!

  56. #
    cara — September 4, 2011 at 8:09 pm

    never tried them before! great idea to use on crackers though!

  57. #
    Lynnette — September 4, 2011 at 8:20 pm

    I have never tried them, they look yum!

  58. #
    Cindy B — September 4, 2011 at 8:24 pm

    YES! I have tried Kernel Seasons before, the white cheddar is my favorite.

  59. #
    Linda — September 4, 2011 at 8:26 pm

    I haven't tried these seasonings yet, but just found a store that I shop at that has them!

  60. #
    Cindy B — September 4, 2011 at 8:27 pm

    I tweeted this giveaway .!/ Cinbat03.

  61. #
    Cindy B — September 4, 2011 at 8:29 pm

    I follow Kernel Season's on Facebook and Twitter.

  62. #
    mary fanara coleman — September 4, 2011 at 9:09 pm

    I have never tried them before…[email protected]

  63. #
    mary fanara coleman — September 4, 2011 at 9:10 pm

    I shared this blog post on my fb page…[email protected]

  64. #
    Sue — September 4, 2011 at 11:39 pm

    These look so savory and yummy!
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  65. #
    Melissa K — September 5, 2011 at 12:22 am

    I've never tried these but I'd like to!

  66. #
    Melissa K — September 5, 2011 at 12:23 am

    I tweeted about your Kernel Seasons giveaway.

  67. #
    Melissa K — September 5, 2011 at 12:24 am

    I "liked" Kernel Seasons on Facebook.

  68. #
    Lexi — September 5, 2011 at 1:33 am

    I've never tried it before but it looks like such a great seasoning…with no MSG! I need to try and find these at the stores around my place!
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  69. #
    Katrina — September 5, 2011 at 4:17 am

    We seem to go through a lot of this stuff at our house! The boys especially like white cheddar and
    we're zooming through nacho right now. But what is that about chocolate marshmallow? Haven't seen
    that yet!
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  70. #
    Katrina — September 5, 2011 at 4:20 am

    We seem to go through a lot of this stuff at our house! The boys especially like white cheddar and
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  71. #
    Katrina — September 5, 2011 at 4:21 am

    I "like" Kernel Season's on FB!
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  72. #
    Lori — September 5, 2011 at 4:45 am

    Darn it all! We get the Kernal's seasonings here North of the border…I adore the white cheddar. Good luck American friends!

  73. #
    Jeanette — September 5, 2011 at 2:07 pm

    Wonderful idea! I have never tried Kernel Seasons, but can't wait to pick some up asap!

  74. #
    Aggie — September 5, 2011 at 2:14 pm

    What a great snack idea! I love it Katrina. I don't think I've ever tried their seasonings and I'm not sure why not? I love popcorn and we are always using our hot air popcorn, would be nice to add some flavor to it!
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  75. #
    Ingrien Schaefer — September 5, 2011 at 2:25 pm

    never tried it, but would love to.

  76. #
    briarrose — September 5, 2011 at 7:33 pm

    I love these seasonings. A great way to flavor up some crackers. 🙂
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  77. #
    Mary — September 6, 2011 at 2:24 pm

    I haven't tried it yet, but I'll be looking for it!

  78. #
    Melanie in Nebraska — September 6, 2011 at 3:29 pm

    That sounds yummy

  79. #
    Pretend Chef — September 6, 2011 at 6:57 pm

    Your crackers sound so delicious. I'd love to add them to a bowl of chili. What a great giveaway. I love making my own air popped popcorn in the microwave and these seasonings would be perfect for adding flavor. I have never tried their products before but would love to get my hands on some.

  80. #
    Pretend Chef — September 6, 2011 at 6:59 pm

    I posted about this giveaway on Facebook.
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  81. #
    Pretend Chef — September 6, 2011 at 7:01 pm

    I LIKED their page on Facebook.
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  82. #
    @tornshoelace — September 6, 2011 at 10:59 pm

    I've never tried their seasoning before – though I did see it at the movie theater last time I went. My family used to make up our own seasoning – parmesan and soy with herbs or cinnamon with powdered vanilla – yum.
    btw, your crackers look beautiful – little pillows of yumminess

  83. #
    Danielle — September 6, 2011 at 11:38 pm

    I think I've seen these at Muvico but haven't tried it. Looks really yummy.

  84. #
    Danielle — September 6, 2011 at 11:42 pm

    I tweeted the giveaway

  85. #
    Danielle — September 6, 2011 at 11:43 pm

    I'm following on Twitter

  86. #
    Brianna — September 7, 2011 at 2:03 am

    I have tried a few of their popcorn seasonings. YUM!

  87. #
    Maranda — September 15, 2011 at 9:40 pm

    What a great idea for the use of the popcorn seasonings. I love the white cheddar too!
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  88. #
    Lori Stanich — November 16, 2013 at 1:08 pm

    I have tried various other popcorn seasonings and they all seem to get hard in the containers before they are used us. I hadn’t ever thought of putting the seasoning on the crackers. I use the same recipe though with ranch dip seasoning and taco seasoning with great results. Even a mixture has turned out well. They are great for football games and as a side with any beer drinking occasion.

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