2 tbsp plus 1/2 cup butter
2 large sweet onions, chopped
1/4 cup sugar
3/4 cup hot water
1 tbsp beef bouillon granules
1 cup (4 oz) shredded swiss cheese
8 sheets phyllo dough (14"x9")
In skillet, melt 2 tbsp butter over medium heat. Add onions and sugar and cook 15 mins, stirring frequently. Stir in water and bouillon. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered 5-7 min or until liquid has evaporated. Remove from heat; stir in cheese.
Melt remaining butter. Brush one sheet of dough with butter (distributing evenly) keep remaining sheets covered with plastic wrap and a damp towel.