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Rice Kugel 1

No recipe image available.Gluten-free, citrus-scented cream cheese and rice kugel with a buttery, crispy rice cereal and brown sugar topping.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 cup milk
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, cut up
1 (12-ounce) carton cottage cheese
1/2 cup butter or margarine - divided use
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
1 teaspoon grated orange peel
4 large eggs
3 cups cooked rice
1 1/2 cups crisp rice cereal
1/4 cup packed brown sugar

Cooking Directions:

  1. Heat milk in 2-quart saucepan; add cream cheese, cottage cheese and 1/4 cup butter. Stir until smooth; cool slightly. Add sugar, orange and lemon peel; mix well.
  2. Beat eggs and stir into cream sauce. Stir in rice; pour into greased 8x8x2-inch baking dish.
  3. Combine rice cereal and brown sugar; sprinkle over rice mixture. Pour remaining 1/4 cup melted butter over top.
  4. Bake in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°F) for 30 minutes, or until center is barely set.

Makes 6 servings.

Recipe provided courtesy of the USA Rice Federation.