*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                          Hot Vidalia Onion Spread
 
 Recipe By     : Joyce Rosencrans
 Serving Size  : 10   Preparation Time :30:00
 Categories    : Appetizers
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1 1/2  cups          sweet onions -- croarsely chopped
    1 1/2  cups          mayonnaise
    1 1/2  cups          Cheddar cheese -- shredded
      1/2  teaspoon      paprika
                         Fresh apple slices -- dipped in lemon
                         Garlic Bagel Chips
 
 Heat oven to 325 degrees.  Combine onions, mayo and cheese in a medium
 bowl.  Pour into a 1 quart baking dish and smooth the top; bake at 325
 degrees for 20 to 25 minutes.  Remove cheese spread from oven and blot
 excess oil from top with paper towels.  Sprinkle with paprika.  Serve
 spread warm with apple slices and garlic bagel chips. Yield 3 to 4
 cups or 10 servings.
 
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 NOTES : If sweet onions are not available, make strong onions milder
 by chopping them and covering them with ice water a few minutes.
 Drain and proceed with recipe.