Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 5 mins

My husband loves this with our Holiday turkeys. He prefers the sauce to gravy. Of course, it is also delicious with chicken.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 lbs white pearl onions
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 12 teaspoon salt
  • 12 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon water


  1. Onions should be blanched in hot water for 3 minutes.
  2. Remove from water and remove onion skins. No further cooking is necessary.
  3. Melt butter. Add salt and sugar. Stir in the water.
  4. When blended, add the onions and coat well.


Most Helpful

The onions are tasty but oily and very sweet. Wondering if an ingredient got left off the list?

sugarpea October 15, 2003

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