This deliciously versatile sweet egg noodle pudding casserole can be served as a dessert or side dish.
2/3 cup Post® Grape Nuts cereal
1/3 cup pure maple syrup
2 tablespoon butter, melted
1 pound noodles, cooked and drained
6 large eggs, beaten
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese
1 1/2 pounds cottage cheese
1 (16-ounce) jar cinnamon-flavored or plain applesauce
1 cup raisins
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 cup butter, melted
- For Topping: Mix topping ingredients together in a small bowl and set aside.
- For Kugel: Mix drained noodles with eggs, cream cheese, cottage cheese, applesauce, raisins, sugar and spices.
- Melt butter in a 13x9x2-inch baking pan. Add noodle mixture. Cover and bake in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C) for 1 hour. Uncover and top with the cereal mixture and bake another 30 minutes (watching carefully so topping does not burn).
Makes 12 servings.
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Recipe provided courtesy of Honeysuckle White, a division of Cargill, Incorporated. Used with permission.