sweet kugel

Sweet Kugel

1/4 pound melted butter
1/2 pound fine noodles, cooked and drained
3 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup cottage cheese
2 cups milk
1/2 cup raisins
Cinnamon and sugar for topping

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Melt butter in an 11 x 9-inch baking pan. Put drained noodles in pan with melted butter. Stir until butter is absorbed.

Blend milk, cheese, sugar and vanilla extract. Pour mixture over noodles  Add raisins. Sprinkle cinnamon and sugar over top. Bake for 45 minutes until the top is golden.

sweet kugel

Sweet Kugel

This is a wonderful Hanukkah treat.

1 (12 ounce) package wide egg noodles
3 eggs, slightly beaten
1 (16 ounce) container cream-style cottage cheese
1 (8 ounce) container sour cream
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
1 teaspoon all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup corn flakes cereal

Cook noodles according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain well; set aside.

Combine eggs and next 7 ingredients; stir half of cottage cheese mixture into noodles. Spoon noodles into a lightly greased 13 x 9-inch baking dish. Pour remaining cottage cheese mixture over casserole; bake at 325 degrees F for 1 hour.

Sprinkle with corn flakes, then serve.

Yields 10 to 12 servings.