Caramelized Onion-Stuffed Potato Cupcakes

Caramelized Onion-Stuffed Potato Cupcakes

These fun little potato cupcakes make a cute addition to any dinner plate!

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tablespoon butter
large sweet onion (Walla Walla, Bermuda, Spanish) thinly sliced
teaspoon salt
box (4.8 oz) Betty Crocker® Yukon gold mashed potatoes
1 1/2
cups milk
cup water
cup butter
cup Gorgonzola cheese, finely crumbled
tablespoon chopped fresh thyme leaves
Additional fresh thyme leaves, if desired for garnish
  1. Heat oven to 375°F. Place foil baking cup in each of 9 regular-size muffin cups.
  2. In 12-inch nonstick skillet, melt 1 tablespoon butter over medium-high heat. Stir in onion slices to coat with butter. Cook uncovered 10 minutes, stirring every 3 to 4 minutes. Reduce heat to medium-low. Sprinkle with salt. Cook 10 to 15 minutes longer, stirring every 5 minutes, until onions are golden brown. Remove from skillet; cool slightly. Chop onions.
  3. Meanwhile, in 3-quart saucepan, heat milk, water and 1/4 cup butter just to a boil (watch carefully to avoid boilover). Remove from heat. While stirring with fork, add both pouches Potatoes with Seasoning. Stir until well blended, then whip with fork until smooth. Let stand about 1 minute or until liquid is absorbed. Stir in cheese and chopped thyme.
  4. Spoon about 3 tablespoons potato mixture in bottom of each muffin cup. Top each with about 1 tablespoon onion. Place remaining potato mixture in decorating bag fitted with #1A or desired tip. Pipe remaining potatoes on cupcakes.
  5. Bake 10 to 15 minutes or until tops are lightly browned. Garnish with thyme leaves. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.
Makes 9 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Any type of mashed potatoes can be used in place of Yukon gold; however, this was our favorite.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 160
    • (Calories from Fat 80),
  • Total Fat 9g
    • (Saturated Fat 5g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 25mg;
  • Sodium 450mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 16g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 3g),
  • Protein 4g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.