Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 0 mins

I dont care for tuna at all, but these are really good! A great appetizer for cookouts, showers, etc. I always double this recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (7 ounce) can tuna
  • 14 cup Miracle Whip
  • 1 teaspoon grated onion
  • 1 tablespoon grated celery
  • 23 cup ground Ritz cracker, plus
  • 12 cup ground Ritz cracker


  1. Drain tuna.
  2. Blend all ingredients together.
  3. Roll into walnut size balls.
  4. Roll tuna balls in 1/2 cup crushed Ritz cracker crumbs.
  5. Chill in ref.
  6. Serve with toothpicks.


Most Helpful

These were pretty good--I subbed a few jarred jalapeno rings (patted dry & chopped) for the celery. I also used a mix of regular & chili-flake crackers to put into the balls, and rolled the final product in chopped almonds for color contrast. Nice, crunchy, and lightly spicy--a good snack for my in-laws' 40th anniversary party!

WhoKnew? September 02, 2007

Most excellent little appetizer for a party or just having as a snack. very simple to make and taste wonderful. You could even just make 1 big ball (like a cheese ball) rolled in the crumbs and serve with crackers. YUM! I have made this twice and the second time I added a few seasonings.Accent(to enhance flavor more) and Old Bay Seasoning. I also used 1/4c. Processo Garlic & Herb Bread crumbs in place of the 2/3c crushed ritz crackers and used the Ritz cracker crumbs to roll them into the balls. I will be making this many of times cause its so Yummy and so easy to make. Thanks for sharing this wonderful recipe.

Marsha D. September 11, 2005

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