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caramelized onion & bacon dip

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Ellen Gwaltney Bales
Indianapolis, IN

Here is a yummy snack dip I found in the newspaper recently. This would be great for the holidays when guests stop by or for Super Bowl weekend. Recipe & photo:

(1 rating)
yield serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 45 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For caramelized onion & bacon dip

  • 6-8 slice
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 md
    sweet onion, chopped
  • 1 md
    red onion, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp
    dark corn syrup
  • 1 Tbsp
    red wine vinegar
  • 1 c
    sour cream
  • 1 pkg
    (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened
  • 2 c
    shredded monterrey jack cheese
  • 1/4 c
    diced green onions

How To Make caramelized onion & bacon dip

  • 1
    In a large skillet over medium heat, cook bacon until crisp. Remove and drain on paper towel. Crumble. Remove all but 2 Tbsp. bacon grease from skillet.
  • 2
    Add butter to skillet with bacon grease. Stir in sweet and red onions and cook over medium heat until soft (about 5 minutes), stirring frequently. Stir in 1 Tbsp. corn syrup. Continue to cook for 10 to 15 minutes until onions are caramelized.
  • 3
    Stir in remaining 1 Tbsp. corn syrup, vinegar and crumbled bacon. Mix well and remove from heat. Add sour cream and cream cheese, stirring to blend. Stir in 1-1/2 cups Monterrey Jack cheese; mix well. Pour into greased 1-qt. baking dish. Top with remaining cheese.
  • 4
    Bake in a preheated 350-degree oven for 15 to 20 minutes or until cheese is bubbly around the edges. Sprinkle with green onions and serve.