I always have pearl onions on hand to add to stews and vegetable dishes—they're great pickled, too. Every Thanksgiving, I make this glazed onion dish. It can easily be made ahead and reheated the day of. —Ann Sheehy, Lawrence, Massachusetts
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VERIFIED BY Taste of Home Test Kitchen
- 2 packages (14.4 ounces each) pearl onions
- 1/3 cup cider vinegar
- 1/4 cup butter, cubed
- 1/4 cup whiskey or apple cider
- 1/4 cup maple syrup
- 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
- 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1-1/3 cups water
- Place all ingredients in a large nonstick skillet; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook, covered, until onions are tender, 6-8 minutes.
- Increase heat to medium-high; cook, uncovered, until liquid is almost evaporated and onions are glazed, 10-12 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. Yield: 10 servings.
Originally published as Buttery Whiskey-Glazed Pearl Onions in Simple & Delicious October/November 2017