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Sweet Onion Cheese Spread

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.


about 5 cups

"People rave over this rich-tasting, buttery onion spread," notes field editor Shirley Glaab, Hattiesburg, Mississippi.


  • 3 large sweet onions, coarsely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • Assorted crackers


  1. In a large skillet, saute onions and garlic in butter until tender. Remove from the heat; stir in the cheese, mayonnaise and pepper sauce.
  2. Transfer to an ungreased 1-1/2-qt. baking dish. Bake at 375° for 20-25 minutes or until lightly browned. Serve with crackers.

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