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matza cheese kugel

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a recipe by
Dorene Fishkin
Tacoma, WA

This is an old family recipe. It makes a nice side dish to add to the family meal

★★★★★ 1
serves 8
prep time 15 Min
cook time 50 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For matza cheese kugel

  • 2 Tbsp
    butter or margerine, melted
  • 8 oz
    matzos (about 6)
  • 4 lg
  • 3/4 c
  • 2 c
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp
    almond extract
  • 16 oz
    cottage cheese or riccotta
  • 1/2 c
    preserves of your choice

How To Make matza cheese kugel

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350' Brush inside of a 2 quart baking dish with butter or margerine. Pour boiling water over matza to soften. Remove immediately to paper towels.
  • 2
    In large bowl beat eggs with sugar. Add milk and flavorings. Mix until well combined. Place 2 matzohs in prepared dish. Spread with one cup of the cheese.
  • 3
    Repeat with 2 more matzohs and remaining cheese. Cover with last 2 matzohs. Pour milk over mixture. Bake for 40-50 mimutes or just until set. Spread with melted preserves. Serve warm or cold. Enjoy !