Noodles, sour cream, cream cheese, eggs and butter — what’s not to like? Nancy Kelly, from Holland, sent in this recipe for noodle casserole, which she notes is also a kugel, a traditional Jewish dish from Eastern Europe. She applauds its versatility, writing that it “can be served hot or cold, as a main or side dish.”
1 cup cottage cheese (do not use low- or nonfat)
1 cup sour cream (low-fat is OK)
8 ounces cream cheese, room temperature (low-fat is OK)
5 large eggs, beaten
1 stick margarine or butter, melted
½ cup honey
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
½ teaspoon salt
16 ounces wide noodles, cooked
2 cups chopped apples (about two large)
½ cup raisins
Preheat oven to 350°.
In a large bowl, mix together cottage cheese, sour cream, cream cheese, eggs, margarine, honey, cinnamon, and salt, blending well. Add cooked noodles, apples, and raisins, and mix well. Spoon into a greased 13-by-9-inch pan.
Bake 50-55 minutes.
Yield: Serves 12
— Nancy Kelly
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