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Apple Kugel Crisp

A kugel is a Jewish casserole usually made with egg noodles or potatoes. If you're looking for a unqiue and modern twist on a kugel recipe, this dish might be for you. It's the perfect way to wow your family at your next holiday gathering.

This kugel recipe happens to be a sweet version made with dairy, spices and topped with a layer of crispy apples and cornflakes. It is pretty simple to make and if you want to really go crazy, you can serve it with drizzled caramel on top.




12 oz uncooked egg noodles

1 cup of milk

4 cup butter

2 pkg 8 oz each cream cheese, cubed

1/2 cup granulated sugar

1 Tbsp vegetable oil

1 tsp freshly grated each of lemon and orange zests

2 tsp lemon juice, fresh

1/2 tsp ground nutmeg

4 lg eggs


5 cup chopped apples

3 Tbsp granulated sugar

1 tsp ground cinnamon

1 cup crushed corn flakes

1/4 cup butter, melted

3 Tbsp firmly packed brown sugar

1 cup caramel apple dip or your favorite sauce, topping or syrup


Heat oven to 350 degrees. Cook noodles according to package directions. Drain.

Spray a 9x13 inch baking pan. Set aside.

Combine milk, butter and cream cheese in a medium saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, until smooth, about 6 minutes. Then remove from heat.

Combine the rest of your ingredients in a large bowl; mix well. Add eggs, mix well. Add milk, butter and cream cheese mixture, then mix well.

Stir in your noodles and spoon into the prepared greased pan.


Combine apples, sugar and cinnamon in a medium bowl. Spoon apple mixture over noodle mixture, gently pat apples into noodles.

Combine corn flakes, melted butter and brown sugar in a small bowl; sprinkle over apples.

Bake for one hour or until knife inserted in center comes out clean.

To serve, cut into desired pieces, serve warm -drizzled with caramel dip.

Serving size:

8-10 people

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