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Warm French Onion Dip with French Bread Crostini

Warm French Onion Dip with French Bread Crostini
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 12 hr 30 min
  • Ingredients 6
  • Servings 10
It's guaranteed to please a crowd, but this slow cooker dip will be a hit with or without a party!
By Heather Thoming
Updated November 6, 2018



  • 2 cans (11 oz) refrigerated Pillsbury™ Original French Bread
  • Cooking spray


  • 2 cans (10.5 oz each) condensed French onion soup
  • 2 packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded Gruyère cheese (12 oz)
  • 1 green onion


  • 1
    Bake French bread as directed on can. Remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Let stand at room temperature at least 12 hours or overnight until dry and crusty.
  • 2
    When ready to serve, heat oven to 375°F. Cut bread into thin slices; place on ungreased cookie sheet. Spray both sides of each slice with cooking spray.
  • 3
    Bake 10 minutes or until lightly browned and crisp.
  • 4
    While crostini are baking, place fine mesh strainer over medium bowl. Pour soup into strainer to strain out onions. Put onions in 2-quart saucepan. Reserve broth for another use (see Tips).
  • 5
    To onions in saucepan, add cream cheese; cook over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, until cheese is melted. Add Gruyère cheese; cook and stir over low heat until cheese is melted. Pour dip into warming dish or small slow cooker. Garnish with green onion. Serve warm dip with warm crostini.

  • This appetizer can be made a couple days in advance and rewarmed for your event, saving on time the day of your party.
  • Save the broth from the soup to add to other dishes for an extra bit of flavor.

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