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Dairy Kugel

Kugel is served often in our region. It's really rich and tastes like cheesecake.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. Bake: 55 min. + standing
  • Makes
    20 servings


  • 4 cups uncooked egg noodles
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 5 large eggs
  • 2 cups 4% cottage cheese
  • 2 cups sour cream
  • 2 cups 2% milk
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1-1/4 cups sugar, divided
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon


  • Cook noodles according to package directions; drain. Toss with butter; set aside. In a large bowl, beat the eggs for 3-4 minutes or until thickened and lemon-colored. Beat in the cottage cheese, sour cream, milk, cream cheese, 1 cup sugar, vanilla and salt until blended. Stir in noodles.
  • Transfer to a greased 13x9-in. baking dish. Combine the cinnamon and remaining sugar; sprinkle over noodle mixture.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 55-60 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 244 calories, 14g fat (8g saturated fat), 103mg cholesterol, 193mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 0 fiber), 8g protein.

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  • 1914skin
    Mar 10, 2016

    We all loved it ..... have made it three times already. Thanks for the recipe.

  • Hannah0418
    Dec 4, 2013

    Not that good. The apricot kugel on this site is MUCH better.

  • delowenstein
    Jun 14, 2013

    I'd entered this recipe in the "Oodles of Noodles" cooking contest in Taste of Home. In 2002, I heard from Country Extra that it was an Honorable Mention! I was thrilled to hear about that! delowenstein

  • delowenstein
    Jun 14, 2013

    This is my recipe & I've made it MANY times!It wins raves from my family-I make it for the Passover & Rosh Hashanah holidays with my family!It IS VERY rich & does taste like cheesecake! A friend gave me the recipe& I've used the recipe since!Dawn E. Lowenstein

  • me4326
    Jan 5, 2010

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