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Golden Baked Onions

 Golden Baked Onions
I love to invent new dishes, but I also enjoy making tried-and-true recipes, like my mom's baked onions. The onions are a rich and satisfying side dish with poultry and beef, but they can also be a meal all by themselves!—Chris Gaskill, Knoxville, Tennessee
6-8 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min.


  • 6 large sweet onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of chicken soup, undiluted
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 cups (12 ounces) shredded Swiss cheese, divided
  • 6 slices French bread (3/4 inch thick)
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted


  • In a large skillet, saute onions in butter until tender. In a large
  • bowl, combine the soup, milk, pepper and 2 cups cheese. Stir in
  • onions.
  • Transfer to a greased 2-qt. baking dish. Sprinkle with remaining
  • cheese. Brush bread slices with melted butter on one side. Arrange
  • buttered side up over cheese.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until bubbly. If
  • desired, broil 4-6 in. from heat until bread is golden brown. Let
  • stand for 5 minutes before serving. Yield: 6-8 servings.