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Catholic Recipe: Kugel


  • 1 (8 ounce) package large egg noodles
  • 6 tablespoons butter, sliced
  • 6 eggs, separated
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 3/4 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 4 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1 (16 ounce) package cottage cheese, creamed
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 4 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1/3 cup graham cracker crumbs


Serves: 8 - 10

Prep Time: 1 1/2 hours

Difficulty: N/A

Cost: $$$$

For Ages:n/a

Origin: Israel


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This is a wonderful side dish generally made for Jewish holidays. Your guests cannot guess the ingredient used for the topping. Very rich!


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x13 inch glass baking dish.

Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain and stir in 6 tablespoons sliced butter.

In a medium bowl beat egg yolks with sugar and cream cheese; stir into noodles and add sour cream, cottage cheese and salt. Beat egg whites until stiff and fold into mixture. Transfer mixture to prepared dish.

In a small bowl combine melted butter, 1/4 cup sugar, and graham cracker crumbs. Sprinkle over noodle mixture.

Bake in preheated oven for 1 hour.

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