Caramelized Onion and Apple Cream Cheese Spread

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

Prep Time: 40 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes

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 ground cinnamon
  • 1 tub (12 oz) whipped cream cheese
  • Kelloggs® Town House® Pretzel Flipsides® Original Crackers Buy Now


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 Kelloggs® Town House® Pretzel Flipsides® Original Crackers. Top with the remaining onion mixture.