3 or 4 Vidalia onions, peeled and sliced into rings
1 stick butter
1 envelope Ritz crackers, crushed
¼ cup butter, melted
1 cup grated Monterey Jack or Cheddar cheese

Sauté onions in butter until tender. Crush crackers into additional melted butter. Layer onions, cracker crumbs, and cheese in a casserole dish, repeating until all ingredients are used. Bake at 350° for 20 minutes, until hot and cheese is melted.

— Edith Lee Casey

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This recipe originally appeared in the June 2011 issue of Our State (vol. 79, no. 1). Click here to see the full issue, or jump to the recipe page here.

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