Try these super fun to make, fried or baked wonton crackers that will just melt in your mouth! Just take ordinary wonton wrappers (the kind you make Rangoon appetizers with), season them simply with some parmesan cheese and parsley, bake, cool, and serve!

We serve and eat them just on their own, or with some dips, alongside Mini Pigs In a Blanket (Crescent Dogs) and Homemade Jalapeno Poppers. Betcha can’t just have one! Usually we make the entire package of wonton wrappers becuase these go so fast!

A close up of baked parmesan and parsley wonton crackers in a bowl.

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Asian Inspired Appetizers

These parmesan wonton crackers make elegant, homemade crisps for all kinds of toppings! Especially if you are making Asian-inspired appetizers and use tuna or Hawaiian-inspired like poke (diced, raw fish), these delicate crisps can be eaten on their own and seasoned any way you like or they can be topped! Top them with your favorite spreads and meats. This four-ingredient recipe is one you can make year-round and in so many tasty ways!

Baked wonton crisps in a bowl with a block of parmesan in the foreground and some dried parsley on the counter.

Baked or Fried Wontons Crisps?

Both cooking versions will yield a perfectly crunchy crisp! It’s your choice! This recipe uses the baked method, but to quickly deep fry wonton crisps, simply heat about 1/2 inch of oil in a shallow pan to 350F. Fry a couple of minutes on one side and use tongs to turn them over and fry them briefly on the other side. Place fried wontons on a paper towel to drain. Immediately sprinkle with cheese and parsely and then let cool.

A close up of baked Parmesan and parsley wonton wrappers in a bowl.

How to Make Wonton Crisps

  1. Preheat oven. Melt butter and brush the baking tray (or parchment paper) with melted butter.
  2. Separate the wonton squares and cut diagonally from corner to corner to make two triangles.
  3. Place each wonton wrapper half on the greased baking sheet, making a rough square for the two halves. Brush the tops with more melted butter.

Overhead of uncooked parmesan and parsley wonton crackers laid out on a cookie sheet.

  1. Sprinkle with parmesan and parsley. Or you can try something completely different! Why not try black sesame seeds and sea salt? Italian seasoning? Or Ranch seasoning? This is your chance to make crackers that have a perfect topping, or do you prefer no topping at all?
  2. Bake and serve!

What to Serve with Wonton Crisps

Wonton crisps go with everything or they can stand alone! Looking for something to dip these crispy wonton wrappers into? They’re great with my quick and tasty Hot Artichoke Dip that is a definite crowd pleaser! Also, try the wonton crackers with this super easy recipe for Homemade Queso Dip!

These make the perfect cracker to serve with soups, like creamy. tomato soups, and one of our faves these days, Instant Pot Stuffed Pepper Soup.

Baked wonton crisps in a bowl with parmesan and dried parsley in the foreground.

How To Store Wonton Crisps

Wonton crisps that are baked will keep longer than ones that are deep fried but they’ll both keep the same way. Keep wonton crisps in a ziptop bag,  Stasher bags or an airtight container. Do not refrigerate! If they aren’t all gobbled up, they should last about ten days or so!

A close up of baked parmesan and parsley wonton crackers in a bowl.
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Wonton Crisp

Try these super fun to make, fried or baked wonton crackers that will just melt in your mouth! Just take ordinary wonton wrappers, season them simply with some parmesan cheese and parsley, bake, cool, and serve!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 40 crackers
Author Candace

Ingredients  

  • ¼ cup butter
  • 20 wonton wrapper
  • ¼ cup parmesan cheese or more as desired
  • 2 teaspoons dried parsley optional, garnish

Instructions 

  • Preheat oven to 375F.
  • Melt butter. Using silicone brush or pastry brush, brush baking tray with melted butter.
  • Separate squares and cut corner to corner to make a triangular shape. Place the triangle shapes back as squares on the baking tray. They can be placed close together and you should be able to get about 24 triangles on one tray. Brush with butter.
  • Sprinkle with parmesan cheese and parsley if using.
  • Bake for 5 minutes or until slightly browned.
  • Repeat until all are baked. Cool and serve (if you can wait that long!).

Notes

Use a baking tray with sides.
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Nutrition Information

Calories: 24 | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 42mg | Potassium: 3mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 40IU | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 1mg

Nutrition information does not include optional ingredients or garnish and is an estimate. It may change based on actual ingredients and cooking methods used.

Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine American

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A close up of baked parmesan and parsley wonton crackers in a bowl

A close up of baked parmesan and parsley wonton crackers, wonton crisps in a bowl with parmesan and parsley on the side
Baked wonton crisps in a bowl with parmesan and dried parsley in the foreground.
Baked wonton crisps in a bowl with parmesan and dried parsley in the foreground.
Baked wonton crisps in a bowl with parmesan and dried parsley in the foreground.

Recipe from Brimacombe, Karen, “Wonton Crispies.” The Rest of the Best and More. Ed.  The Best of Bridge Publishing Ltd. Regina: Best of Bridge Publishing Ltd., 2004. 68. Print.

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