Apple Onion Jam

Nor A.M


I created this appetizer for my love of sweet and savory together. They are french Bagette toasts spread with an herb cheese. Then they are topped off with carmelized apples and onions. They are addictive, and truely delicious. Enjoy!


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20 Min
15 Min
Stove Top



  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 clove
    grated or pressed garlic
  • 2 c
    packed sweet onion chopped in half then thinly sliced
  • 1 1/2 c
    apple peeled cored and finely chopped
  • 3/4 c
    apple cider
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    balsamic vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp
    brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp
    fresh thyme leaves
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground black pepper
  • 1
    optional loaf french bread sliced and toasted
  • Optional
    one container of spreadable cream cheese

How to Make Apple Onion Jam


  1. In a hot pan add 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Add the sliced onions and apples to pan. Cook over medium high heat. Cook and stir constantly until onions are caramelized. This takes about 10-15 minutes.
  2. Add in the brown sugar and balsamic vinegar. Stir to combine. Cook one minute. Add in the cider. Turn heat to high. Bring to a boil. stir occasionally until cider cooks off.
  3. Add the garlic , salt, pepper and thyme to onion mixture. Stir to combine. Cook for one or two minutes while stirring. Remove from heat. Cover to keep mixture warm.
  4. Optional Cut baguettes in to 1 inch slices. Place in oven and toast them until light brown and a bit crunchy. I use toaster oven.
  5. Spread the top of baguettes with cream cheese. Top with the apple and onion mixture and serve immediately.

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About Apple Onion Jam

Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: French
Dietary Needs: Soy Free
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids

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