French Onion Soup Cheese Dip

Photography: Tango | Food Styling: Michelle Diamond | Prop Styling: Caroline Simon

  • Prep time 10 minutes
  • Total time 30 minutes
  • Portion size 12 servings



Preheat oven to 375°F. In bowl, using electric mixer, beat cream cheese with mayonnaise; set aside. In separate bowl, mix Cheddar with cornstarch; set aside. In large saucepan, heat oil over medium heat; cook onion, garlic, Calvados and thyme, stirring occasionally, until onion is browned, about 10 minutes. Stir in cream cheese and Cheddar mixtures, along with 1⁄4 cup of Emmental, hot pepper flakes and pepper.

Transfer mixture to 4-cup baking dish. Sprinkle remaining Emmental over top; bake until bubbly, 20 to 25 minutes. Broil until cheese is golden brown, about 2 minutes.

Test Kitchen Tip: Serve the dip with a colourful assortment of veggies, apple wedges and crackers.

Nutritional facts PER SERVING: about

  • Calories 220
  • Total fat 21 g
  • Saturated fat 9 g
  • Sodium 245 mg
  • Total carbohydrate 3 g
  • Sugars 1 g
  • Protein 6 g
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French Onion Soup Cheese Dip