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Skillet Caramelized Onion Dip

This thick and cheesy, savory-sweet dip is made with a heaping scoop of Potlicker beer or wine jelly. Our favorite flavors here are Oatmeal Stout or Rosemary Garlic Chablis.
Course Appetizer, Snack


  • 1 Tablespoon butter or oil
  • 3 medium onions, diced
  • 1-2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • ¼ cup beer or wine jelly
  • pinch cayenne pepper (optional)
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 4oz cream cheese
  • 4oz shredded cheddar, swiss, or gruyere cheese


  • Heat the butter in a large skillet. Sauté the onions over medium heat until they turn golden brown and stick to the pan (30-40 min). Stir in the garlic and cook for 2 minutes more.
  • Add the jelly to the pan and stir, scraping up any brown bits. Season with salt and pepper(s).
  • Stir in the cheeses and heat until bubbly. Serve hot with chips and veggies for dipping.
  • Yields 2 cups.
Keyword Beer Jelly, Savory, Wine Jelly