Bacon + Caramelized Onion Sour Cream Party Dip

This party dip is certain to be the center of attention at your next event, full of unique and delicious flavors including bacon, cream cheese, and brown sugar, making it the perfect fall treat.

15 min
Prep Time
45 min
Cook Time


  • 2 large sweet Vidalia onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons salted Crystal butter
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 6 slices cooked bacon, crumbled
  • 1 cup cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup Crystal sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ¾ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ cup scallions, thinly sliced
  • For serving: potato chips, carrot and cucumber slices, celery sticks

Products used

  • Sour Cream

  • Butter


  • Step 1

    In a large skillet, add olive oil and melt butter over low heat. Add sliced onions and stir until onions are tender, about 5-7 minutes. Sprinkle brown sugar over onions and stir to coat. Continue cooking over low heat, stirring occasionally for 35-40 minutes, until medium brown and caramelized. Remove onions from heat and let cool completely.

  • Step 2

    In a medium bowl, mix cream cheese and sour cream together until smooth. Stir in crumbled bacon, seasonings and scallions. Gently mix in caramelized onions.
  • Step 3

    Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours before serving with your favorite dippers.