Recipe: Ultimate Dairy Kugel

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Ultimate Dairy Kugel


    For the Base:
  • 1 (12 ounce) package wide egg noodles, cooked
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 8 ounces cottage cheese
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese
  • 16 ounces sour cream
  • 6 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 1/4 cup sugar (can reduce by 1/4 cup if desired)
  • 1 (15 ounce) can crushed pineapple, drained well
  • 1/2 cup raisins (I prefer Golden raisins)
    For the Topping:
  • 2 cups graham cracker crumbs (or gingersnap crumbs!)
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon (optional)
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Boil noodles according to package, drain.
  3. Return to pot with the butter and stir until butter melts and coats noodles.
  4. Pour into a 9x13" baking pan prepared with non-stick cooking spray.
  5. Blend cottage cheese, cream cheese, sour cream, eggs, vanilla and sugar until smooth (either in a large blender or by hand).
  6. Add in drained pineapple and raisins.
  7. Stir and pour over the buttered noodles.
  8. Combine all topping ingredients until mixture resembles coarse sand.
  9. Sprinkle evenly over top of kugel.
  10. Bake for 15 minutes,
  11. reduce heat to 325 degrees and bake for 35-45 minutes more until golden brown and firm to the touch in center.
  12. Let cool for at least 30 minutes.
  13. Serve slightly warm, room temperature, or cold the next day.
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