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.

Apple-Kugel-Crisp

Ingredients:

Kugel:

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

Topping:

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

Directions:

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.

Topping:

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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