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Noodle Kugel

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 20 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 10 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 8 ingredients

Kugel is a much-loved dessert, and without a doubt, many people have their own version. Full of eggs and filled with raisins, this kugel recipe makes for a very rich and delicious treat during the...

This treat is easy to cook, perfect for when feeling fatigued after treatment, and it can be a great way to get extra calories when needed, especially if you use full-fat dairy products. It is also suitable for patients on an immunosuppressed diet.


  • 1 pound wide egg noodles
  • ¼ cup unsalted butter
  • 8 eggs
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 1 cup cottage cheese or mascarpone cheese
  • ¼ cup cane sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1 ½ cups raisins
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Nutrition Facts


356 cals


11 g

Saturated Fat

5 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

2 g

Monounsaturated Fat

3 g


51 g


16 g


3 g


14 g


147 mg


  1. Boil the noodles in salted water until al dente. Drain and toss with butter. Let cool slightly.
  2. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and generously grease a 9 x 13-inch baking pan with butter.
  3. In a bowl, mix together the eggs, milk, cottage cheese, sugar, and cinnamon until well blended. Mix in the buttered noodles and raisins.
  4. Pour the noodle mixture into the prepared baking pan and let sit for 15 minutes. Bake in the oven for 40-50 minutes or until set. Cut into square and serve warm or at room temperature.

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Our recipes, articles, and videos are reviewed by our oncology-trained dietitians to ensure that each is backed with scientific evidence and follows the guidelines set by the Oncology Nutrition for Clinical Practice, 2nd Ed., published by the Oncology Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group, a professional interest group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and the American Institute for Cancer Research and the American Cancer Society