Noodle Kugel

If you’ve never had kugel before, this Noodle Kugel recipe is a great one to start with! While there are many kugel variations—potato or noodle, sweet or savory, egg noodles versus medium-sized noodles—this sweet, noodle kugel has our heart. Slightly sweet yet not overpowering, this dish could easily be served at your holiday celebration as an easy side dish or even as dessert.


Prep Time: 15 minutes
Bake Time: 60 minutes
Total Time: 75 minutes
Yield: 6 to 8 servings



  • Butter, for greasing the pan
  • 2 cups wide egg noodles
  • 5 large eggs
  • ½ cup butter, melted
  • 2 cups sour cream
  • 1 cup cottage cheese
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon



  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Grease a 9″ x 13” baking dish.
  3. In a large pot of boiling water, cook pasta until al dente (about five minutes), and drain.
  4. In a large bowl mix together eggs, butter, sour cream, cottage cheese, sugar, and cinnamon.
  5. Stir in noodles, and mix together until noodles are well coated.
  6. Pour into prepared dish and bake for one hour, until set. Cover with aluminum foil if the top starts to get too dark.
  7. Remove from oven and enjoy!