Oven-Baked Walla Walla Sweets (Onion)

Total Time
1hr 3mins
Prep 3 mins
Cook 1 hr

When I lived in Washington, we had these regularly when the Walla Walla "sweets" came in. They are deliciious and it's so simple! Makes a great appetizer or side dish.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Peel outer dry skin from onion and wash.
  3. Cut hole in top of onion large enough to put boullion cube and butter.
  4. Fill with cube with butter then boullion cube or crystals.
  5. Place onion on aluminum foil and wrap around onion with slight "vent" in top.
  6. Bake for 1 hour.
Most Helpful

We love this recipe and it is so easy! Sometimes we skip the beef bouillon cube and just season it with pepper and 1/4 teaspoon of salt.

WiGal March 19, 2008

WE just love onions cooked this way, always a huge hit with everyone, even those who are self professed "onion haters." If in a hurry, we prepare them as written here but wrap in celephane and cook in the microwave, we find they are just as good this way, we like our's really soft.

cajun chef in Louisiana March 13, 2007

This is a grillers delight. I made these all last year when we grill out, and that's a lot. When I don't have a walla walla or another sweet onion I use the biggest yellow onions I have and the results are almost the same...DELICIOUS. Just toss them on the grill and when they are soft, they're done. (Can't wait for grilling weather again.) This recipe is a must for onion lovers. Great recipe. Thanks for posting it. Chuck

Chuck in Killbuck March 03, 2007