Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Onion Pie with Ritz Cracker Crust (1984)

  • 1 cup Ritz Crackers, finely crumbled
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 2 cups Vidalia or yellow onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 tbspns butter
  •  2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 3/4 tspn salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 1/4 cup sharp Cheddar cheese, grated
  • Paprika
  • Parsley
Mix cracker crumbs with melted butter. Press into 8-inch pie pan. Saute onions in 2 tablespoons butter until clear. Spoon into crust.

Beat eggs with milk, salt, and pepper, and pour over onions in crust. Sprinkle with Cheddar cheese and paprika. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes, or until knife inserted into center comes out clean. Sprinkle with parsley before serving. Serves 6 to 8. 

More "Lost" Onion Recipes
Onion Bacon Cake with Filling (1939)
Yankee Baked Apples and Onions (1963)

(Origin - "Sugar Beach" by the Junior League of Fort Walton, Florida, 1984. Recipe by Lou Baughman.)

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