Total Time
Prep 40 mins
Cook 20 mins

This is originally from a woman's magazine, but I can't remember which one. Anyway, it's a great side dish with steaks, roasts, or anything from the grill. It's one of my husband's favorites! I've also made it with fat-free half and half with good results.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt 4 T. butter in a skillet.
  2. Add the onions and saute' for about 20 minutes, or until golden brown.
  3. Place half of the onions in a 8X8 Baking dish that has been sprayed with cooking spray.
  4. Sprinkle with half of the cheese and 1/4 cup cracker crumbs.
  5. Top with remaining onions and cheese.
  6. Whisk eggs and next three ingredients and pour over onion mixture.
  7. Melt remaining 2 T. butter and add the remaining 1/2 cup cracker crumbs.
  8. Cook over medium heat, stirring often, until crumbs are lightly browned.
  9. Sprinkle crumbs evenly over the onion mixture and bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for about 20 minutes, or until lightly browned and set.


Most Helpful

This is an excellent recipe and a great side dish for any occassion (originally from Southern Living I think). Great variation is to use cheddar cheese, low fat milk, and top with cooked bacon (cracker crumbs can be placed on top or bottom). To die for!! Enjoy!

GMurchison July 01, 2009

What a great way to enjoy those wonderful, sweet Vidalia onions! I used fat free half and half and I agree it's still wonderful. The only crackers I had were Ritz, so I used them instead of saltines. Thanx for shring this recipe. It's a keeper!

*Parsley* April 30, 2008

Our neighbors invited us over for hamburgers and I decided at the last minute to take this dish. WOW am I glad I did. Everyone loved this great onion bake. I had all the ingredients on hand and it was a snap to make. We all loved the swiss cheese and onion combination. You did it again, Leslie in Texas.

Merlot May 19, 2006

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