Cracker Barrels White Gravy (Request)

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by MizEmerilLagasse

I made this for biscuits and gravy one night, and I was surprised at how much it was just like Cracker Barrels.

Top Review by Mrs_Rodz

This was really good! I think I like it just as much as sausage gravy, if not more. It's cheaper than sausage gravy too (and probably has less calories). I had to use dried onions because I didn't realize that I had run out of "real" onions, and I don't really recommend that. It had an overpowering flavor of minced onions. However, I can just imagine how awesome it would be with the right ingredients. Thanks for sharing!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 5 slices maple bacon
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 14 cup diced onion
  • 4 tablespoons flour
  • 2 12-3 12 cups milk (depending on how thick you like it)
  • 34 teaspoon black pepper
  • 12 teaspoon salt


  1. Brown the bacon in a large skillet, over medium-high heat, and then remove and crumble.
  2. Add the butter and onions to the pan, and cook until onions are just browning.
  3. Turn the heat to low and add the flour. Cook for about 3 minutes or until the roux smells nutty.
  4. Whisk in the milk, salt, and pepper and bring to a boil over low heat, stirring often.
  5. Add the crumbled bacon.

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