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onion pie

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Kimberly Kay
Toledo, OH

This recipe comes from 'The Laura Ingalls-Wilder Country Cookbook'. *I used 2% milk. **I used a 9-inch crust; worked just fine. ***I used sharp Cheddar cheese.

(1 rating)
yield 4 to 6
prep time 30 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For onion pie

  • 4 to 6 slice
  • 3 c
    onions, sliced
  • 2
  • 1 c
    whole milk*
  • 1
    refrigerated pie crust for a 10-inch pie**
  • 1/2 c
    grated cheese, any variety***

How To Make onion pie

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 F.
  • 2
    Cut bacon slices into small pieces and fry until almost crispy; add onions and cook over medium heat until onions are wilted but not browned, about 10 minutes.
  • 3
    In a small bowl, whisk together the eggs and milk.
  • 4
    Mix bacon/onion mixture and milk/egg mixture; pour into unbaked pie shell; top with grated cheese and bake for 30 minutes or until filling is set (you can gently shake the pan back and forth and see if the center is firm).
  • 5
    Let cool on a wire rack for a few minutes before cutting into wedges to serve.