caramel apple noodle kugel

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Pat Duran
from Las Vegas, NV

This is an excellent way to use some of the seasons Granny Smith apples. This recipe is a traditional hearty noodle and cream kugel topped with apples and drizzled with caramel apple dip, also good drizzled with any ice cream topping or pancake syrup ,such as strawberry or blueberry or even rhubarb sauce or lemon curd. For a change of pace instead of apples add chopped cranberries, or other fruit. Land O'Lakes.

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
serves 12-15 servings
prep time 40 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For caramel apple noodle kugel

  • KUGEL:
  • 12 oz
    pkg. uncooked egg noodles
  • 1 c
    milk
  • 1/4 c
    butter
  • 2 pkg
    8 oz each cream cheese, cubed
  • 1/2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp
    freshly grated each of lemon and orange zests
  • 2 tsp
    lemon juice, fresh
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground nutmeg
  • 4 lg
    eggs
  • TOPPING:
  • 5 c
    tart green cooking apples, cored, peeled, chopped
  • 3 Tbsp
    granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1 c
    crushed corn flakes
  • 1/4 c
    butter, melted
  • 3 Tbsp
    firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 c
    caramel apple dip or your favorite sauce,topping or syrup
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How To Make caramel apple noodle kugel

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350^. Cook noodles according to package directions. Drain. Spray a 9x13 inch baking pan. Set aside.
  • 2
    Combine the next 3 ingredients in a medium saucepan.Cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, until smooth , about 6 minutes. Remove from heat.
  • 3
    Combine the next 7 ingredients in a large bowl; mix well. Add eggs, mix well. Add cream cheese mixture, mix well. Stir in noodles.Spoon into prepared pan.
  • 4
    Topping: Combine apples, sugar and cinnamon in a medium bowl. Spoon apple mixture over noodle mixture, gently pat apples into noodles.
  • 5
    Combine corn flakes, melted butter and brown sugar in a small bowl; sprinkle over apples. Bake for one hour or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. To serve, cut into desired pieces, serve warm -drizzled with caramel apple dip.
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