Caramelized Onion, Gruyére and Bacon Spread

Raider Recipes

Who: Cumberland Elementary and Middle School PTO
Cost: $10 includes shipping
Details: Soft-backed, spiral bound
Pages of recipes: 136
Send checks to: Cumberland PTO, Attn: Rebecca Morgan,
1496 IL Route 121, Toledo, IL 62468 or call 217-549-2395, or email

Caramelized Onion, Gruyére and Bacon Spread


  • Cooking spray
  • 3-1/2 c. chopped onion
  • 2 oz. Gruyére cheese shredded and divided
  • 2 T. chopped fresh chives divided
  • 1/3 c. canola mayo
  • 1/3 c. fat free sour cream
  • 1/4 t. Salt
  • 1/4 t. Black pepper
  • 3 slices Bacon cooked and crumbled


  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  • Heat large skillet over medium high heat; coat pan lightly with cooking spray.
  • Add onion to pan and sauté 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Reduce heat to low; cook 20 minutes or until golden brown, stirring occasionally. Cool slightly.
  • Reserving 2 T. cheese, combine remaining cheese, onions, 1 T. chives and remaining ingredients in medium bowl.
  • Transfer mix to a 1-quart baking dish coated lightly with cooking spray. Sprinkle with remaining 2 T. cheese.
  • Bake for 20 minutes or until brown and bubbly. Sprinkle on remaining chives.
  • Serve with small slices of baguette or crackers of your choice.