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Apricot Cheese Kugel

No recipe image available.Cinnamon-flavored apricot preserves are layered between a mixture of egg noodles and buttery, sweetened cream cheese.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 (16-ounce) package wide egg noodles
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1 cup butter
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
1/2 cup lemon juice
12 large eggs
1 (18-ounce) jar apricot preserves
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon - divided use

Cooking Directions:

  1. Cook noodles according to package directions. Drain and rinse.
  2. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese, butter and sugar until smooth; add lemon juice and mix well. Beat in eggs, one at a time. Add noodles.
  3. Spoon half into an ungreased 13x9x2-inch baking dish. Top with half of the apricot preserves and sprinkle with half of the cinnamon. Repeat final layer.
  4. Bake, uncovered, at 325°F (160°C) for 45 minutes, or until golden brown and a knife inserted near the center comes out clean.
  5. Serve warm.

Makes 12 servings.

Tip: Reheat leftover kugel in the oven or microwave.