Sonic Onion Rings Recipe

Craving the delicious Sonic Onion Rings? Now you can make them at home with this easy recipe! Follow these steps for a crispy, flavorful snack that’s just like the ones you love from Sonic.


  • 2 large sweet onions
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 large eggs
  • Vegetable oil, for frying


  1. Prepare the Onions: Peel and slice the onions into 1/2-inch thick rings. Separate the rings and set aside.
  2. Make the Batter: In a large bowl, combine 1 1/2 cups of the flour, cornmeal, sugar, baking powder, and salt. In another bowl, whisk together the buttermilk and eggs.
  3. Coat the Onions: Dip each onion ring into the remaining flour, then into the buttermilk mixture, and finally into the cornmeal mixture, ensuring they are well-coated.
  4. Fry the Onion Rings: Heat the vegetable oil in a large pot or deep fryer to 375°F. Fry the onion rings in batches for 2-3 minutes or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.

Enjoy your homemade Sonic Onion Rings with your favorite dipping sauce!

These crispy, golden onion rings are the perfect snack or side dish to complement any meal.