The easiest way to make these crackers is to purchase the mix. If you go to Amazon and type in ‘Savory party crackers mix’ you will see the mix Ed used. If you wish, it can be recreated to a degree following the recipe below. It’s very similar.
1 2/3 cups canola oil
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp onion powder
½ tsp cayenne pepper (if you don’t like the heat, you can use black pepper)
2 (1 oz) envelopes ranch dressing mix
1 box (4 sleeves) saltine crackers
Mix all ingredients and put in a 2 gallon (I only had a 2 ½ gallon