The Ultimate Kugel

Anita Hoffman


This is the creamiest and best kugel. It feeds a large crowd. It reheats well.


★★★★★ 1 vote

30 Min
1 Hr 10 Min


  • 1 pkg
    (16 oz.) fine noodles, cooked and drained
  • 10-12
    eggs, separated
  • 1 c
    butter, softened
  • 1 pkg
    (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 lb
    small curd cottage cheese
  • 1 pt
    sour cream
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 1/4 c
  • 1/2 c
    golden raisins (optional)
  • 4 Tbsp
    butter, melted (optional)
  • 1/4 c
    graham cracker crumbs (optional)
  • 1/2 tsp
    cinnamon (optional)

How to Make The Ultimate Kugel


  1. Beat egg yolks and beat in remaining ingredients, except egg whites and raisins.
  2. Fold in stiffly beaten egg whites and noodles.
    Add raisins. Mix until well blended.
  3. Pour into a greased 4 quart casserole dish.
  4. Mix topping ingredients (melted butter, graham cracker crumbs and cinnamon) until crumbly. (optional)
  5. Sprinkle topping over noodle mixture. (optional)
  6. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour, 10 minutes or until inserted toothpick comes out dry.

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About The Ultimate Kugel

Course/Dish: Other Side Dishes
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Jewish

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