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Homemade French Onion Dip

Homemade French onion dip made with flavorful caramelized onions only requires a few simple ingredients!


  • ¼ cup butter (½ stick, 4 tablespoons)
  • 2 sweet onions , thinly sliced
  • About 1 teaspoon coarse salt
  • About ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon light or dark brown sugar
  • 8 ounces cream cheese , softened to room temperature
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • Chopped chives , for garnish (optional)
  • Chips, crackers or toasted baguette slices , for serving


  • In sauté pan set over medium heat, melt butter. Add onions, salt and pepper. Cook until caramelized, about 45 minutes, stirring occasionally as needed. If onions begin to burn, turn down heat. Remove from heat and let cool to room temperature.
  • In food processor, pulse onions, cream cheese and sour cream until smooth. Taste and add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Put dip into bowl and serve right away or chill until ready to serve. Dip will keep in the fridge for about a week.
  • Top with chives before serving, if desired.
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