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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, melted
  • 5 eggs
  • 2 cups (16 ounces) 4% cottage cheese
  • 2 cups (16 ounces) 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


  • 1. 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.
  • 2. Transfer to a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Combine the cinnamon and remaining sugar; sprinkle over noodle mixture.
  • 3. 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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1914skin User ID: 8300958 245247
Reviewed Mar. 10, 2016

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

Hannah0418 User ID: 1795891 60598
Reviewed Dec. 4, 2013

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

delowenstein User ID: 3766053 48561
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"

delowenstein User ID: 3766053 104656
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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