Onion Pie

Onion Pie Recipe

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Kimberly Kay


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.

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4 to 6
30 Min
30 Min


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

How to Make Onion Pie


  • 1Preheat oven to 350 F.
  • 2Cut 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.
  • 3In a small bowl, whisk together the eggs and milk.
  • 4Mix 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).
  • 5Let cool on a wire rack for a few minutes before cutting into wedges to serve.

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