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Fabulous Caramelized Vidalia Onion Dip


  • 2 T. butter use real stick butter and not margarine
  • 3 large Vidalia or other sweet onions thinly sliced
  • 1 8 oz. package cream cheese softened can use light or regular
  • 1 8 oz. block Swiss cheese shredded (can use reduced fat)
  • 1 C. freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 C. regular or light mayonnaise
  • Sweet potato chips


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat; add sliced onions. Cook, stirring often, about 30-45 minutes or until onions are caramel-colored.
  • Combine onions with remaining ingredients, except sweet potato chips, and spoon into a lightly greased 1 ½ to 2-cup round baking dish. Bake uncovered for 30 minutes or until dip is golden and bubbly. Serve with sweet potato chips. Yields about 4 cups (enough for a group of six to ten depending on whether or not you are serving other hors’ d’oeuvres).


Make ahead: Prepare dip a day ahead but do not bake. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Bake uncovered.