Creamy Onion Dip

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Cook: 5 hours


20 servings (5 cups)

Updated: Jun. 27, 2023
Here, caramelized onions are teamed up with Gruyere cheese for a rich appetizer fit for a classic cocktail party. &mdashRebecca Taylor, Manteca, California
Creamy Onion Dip Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 4 cups finely chopped sweet onions
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/4 cup white wine or chicken broth
  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 cups shredded Gruyere or Swiss cheese
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • Assorted crackers or fresh vegetables


  1. In a 3-qt. slow cooker, combine the onions, butter, wine, garlic and bay leaf. Cover and cook on high for 4-5 hours or until onions are tender and golden brown.
  2. Discard bay leaf. Reduce heat to low; stir in the Gruyere cheese, cream cheese and sour cream. Cover and cook 1 hour longer or until cheese is melted. Serve warm with crackers or vegetables.

Nutrition Facts

1/4 cup: 176 calories, 14g fat (9g saturated fat), 46mg cholesterol, 141mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 8g protein.

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