Mr. Food: Cracker Onion Pie

What You’ll Need

  • 1/2 cups finely crushed saltine crackers
  • 3/4 cup butter, melted, divided
  • 2 large onions, thinly sliced (see Note)
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup (2-ounces) shredded sharp cheddar cheese

What to Do

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.  Coat a 9-inch pie plate with cooking spray.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine cracker crumbs and 1/2 cup melted butter. Press into bottom and up sides of pie plate, forming a crust. Refrigerate until ready to fill.
  3. In a large skillet over medium heat, saute onions in remaining 1/4 cup butter 10 to 12 minutes or until tender. Carefully pour onion mixture into crust.
  4. In a medium bowl, whisk eggs, milk, salt, and pepper until well beaten; slowly pour over onions. Sprinkle cheese evenly over top.
  5. Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until golden and center is set. Let stand 5 minutes, then cut into wedges and serve.

Check This Out!

  • We like to use Vidalia onions in this pie for an unbeatable sweet onion flavor!
  • Want some great tips and tricks on slicing and dicing onions? Be sure to check out our How To Cut an Onion page!