Caramelzed Onion and Bacon Dip | Hostess At Heart

Caramelized Onion Bacon Dip

A golden, creamy sweet caramelized onion bacon dip that is perfect as an appetizer or a condiment for baked potatoes.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Servings 10
Author Hostess At Heart


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 lbs of yellow onions sliced thinly (1/8 inch)
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme chopped
  • 8 slices of bacon cooked
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • Salt and Pepper


  • Heat oil in a heavy bottom pan. Add onion and cook at medium high for 15 minutes. Cover and reduce heat to low. cook stirring occasionally until light golden brown, approximately 45 minutes.
  • Cook bacon. Drain on a paper towel and chop. Set aside.
  • Raise heat to medium on onion mixture. Season with salt. Stir in vinegar; simmer until mixture is dry. Stir in thyme; remove from heat. Turn onion mixture out on a cutting board and allow to cool slightly. Chop coarsely.
  • Beat cream cheese in a bowl until smooth. Fold in sour cream, caramelized onions and all but 2 tablespoons of chopped bacon. Top mixture with remaining bacon. Cover with plastic wrap and allow to chill for at least 1 hour.


Recipe adapted from Martha Stewart Living


Serving: 10g | Calories: 254kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 49mg | Sodium: 239mg | Potassium: 302mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 494IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 82mg | Iron: 1mg
This recipe was calculated using the exact brands and measurements I used to make this recipe. If you are following a strict diet please note changing anything will cause the nutritional info to change. My calculations are intended as a guide only.
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