Kugel is a traditional Jewish casserole, normally made with egg noodles or potatoes and fresh cheese like farmer’s cheese or cream cheese, and can be made sweet or savory depending on additions like cinnamon and raisins. Recipe courtesy of Eating Delancey: A Celebration of Jewish Food.
- 1/2 Pound flat egg noodles
- 3 eggs
- 8 Ounces sour cream
- 5 Ounces cream cheese
- 1/3 Cup raisins
- 1/4 Pound butter
- 1/2 Cup sugar
- 1/4 Teaspoon vanilla extract
- 8 Ounces pot cheese (optional)
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
Boil the noodles and drain.
Mix the eggs, sour cream, cream cheese, raisins, butter, sugar, vanilla, and pot cheese if using. Add to the noodles.
Pour into a buttered 8-by-8-inch baking dish. Top with the some cinnamon. Cook at 375 degrees F for 1 hour. Cool. Serve at room temperature or chilled.