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Caramelized Onion and Apple Cream Cheese Spread

Made with apples and slowly cooked sweet onions, this cinnamon-enhanced spread is the perfect topping for Keebler® Town House® Original Crackers.


Preparation Time: 40 Mins.
Total Time to Serve: 1 Hour 10 Mins.
Servings: 22


3 tablespoons butter or margarine, divided
2 cups chopped, sweet onions (about 2 medium)
2 tablespoons brown sugar
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
2 medium cooking apples, cored, peeled and finely chopped (about 2 cups)
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 tub (12 oz) whipped cream cheese
Keebler® Town House® Original crackers


1. In large non-stick skillet melt 2 tablespoons of the butter. Add onions. Cook, covered, over medium-low heat for 13 to 15 minutes or until onions are tender, stirring occasionally. Uncover. Cook and stir over medium-high heat for 3 to 5 minutes more or until onions turn light brown. Stir in brown sugar and vinegar. Cook, stirring frequently, for 1 to 3 minutes more or until liquid evaporates. Remove from skillet. Set aside.

2. Meanwhile, wipe skillet out with paper towels. In same large skillet melt the remaining 1 tablespoon butter. Stir in apples and cinnamon. Cook and stir over medium-low heat about 5 minutes or until slightly softened. Remove from heat. Cool at least 30 minutes.

3. In medium bowl stir together apple mixture and cream cheese. Stir in about 3/4 of the onion mixture. Spread on KEEBLER TOWN HOUSE ORIGINAL CRACKERS. Top with the remaining onion mixture.


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1 Rating & Review for Caramelized Onion and Apple Cream Cheese Spread

I made this for a ladies bunco night. What a hit everyone loved it and asked for the recipe. I recommend this for any gathering.

- chelle on Sep 10, 2012

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