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Dairy Kugel Recipe

Dairy Kugel Recipe

Kugel is served often in our region. It's really rich and tastes like cheesecake.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 55 min. + standing YIELD:15-20 servings


  • 4 cups uncooked egg noodles
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
  • 5 eggs
  • 2 cups (16 ounces) small-curd cottage cheese
  • 2 cups (16 ounces) sour cream
  • 2 cups 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


  • 1. Cook noodles according to package directions; drain. Toss with butter; set aside. in a large mixing bowl, beat the eggs for 8-10 minutes. Beat in cottage cheese, sour cream, milk, cream cheese, 1 cup sugar, vanilla and salt. Stir in noodles.
  • 2. Transfer to a greased 13-in. x 9-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 near the center comes out clean. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving. Yield: 15-20 servings.

Nutritional 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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Reviewed Mar. 10, 2016

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

Reviewed Dec. 4, 2013

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

Reviewed 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"

Reviewed 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"

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