Creamy baked asparagus


1 lb. fresh asparagus spears, trimmed
1/4 cup KRAFT Peppercorn Ranch Dressing
2 Tbsp. KRAFT Shredded Parmesan Cheese
12 RITZ Crackers, coarsely crushed (about 1/2 cup)

HEAT oven to 350°F.

COOK asparagus in simmering water in large skillet 2 to 3 min. or until bright green, but still crisp; drain. Place in shallow baking dish.

ADD dressing; toss to coat. Top with cheese and cracker crumbs.

BAKE 10 to 15 min. or until topping is lightly browned and asparagus is heated through.

jackie austin