Carmelized Onion Wraps


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3 large Spanish onions, quartered and sliced
2 jalapeno peppers, seeded, veined and chopped fine
2 tablespoons bacon fat or olive oil
5 strips of bacon, cooked crisp and chopped fine
2 cups grated gruyere cheese
1 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper.
pinch of Kosher salt or to taste
1 pkg. of filo dough
1/2 cup clarified butter

*In a large skillet, add the bacon fat or oil and saute the onion and jalapeno until the onion is golden brown and carmelized.
*let the onion mixture cool in the pan and add the cheese, salt and pepper. Mix these ingredients well and set aside.
*Take the filo dough and cut into 3 x 5 inch sections.
*Place the filo dough on a flat surface, and one sheet at a time brush butter the top surface and they lay another sheet on top and butter it. 3 or four sheets will suffice.
*On one end of the filo strips, place a tablespoon (heaping) and either roll up turning the ends in, or fold over several times to make a triangular package. Set these aside on a foil lined baking sheet.
*When all are made, brush the tops of the wraps with butter and bake in a 375 degree oven for 20 minutes or until the tops are a golden brown.
*Serve hot or cold