Caramel Apple Noodle Kugel

Caramel Apple Noodle Kugel

Traditional hearty noodle-and-cream kugel topped with apples and drizzled with caramel.

45 min. prep time
15 servings
353 Ratings



6 cups (12 ounces) uncooked dried egg noodles
1 cup milk
2 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, cubed
1/2 cup sugar
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 teaspoon freshly grated lemon zest
1 teaspoon freshly grated orange zest
2 teaspoons lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg


3 large (5 cups) tart green cooking apples, cored, peeled, chopped
3 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 cup crushed corn flakes
1/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, melted
3 tablespoons firmly packed brown sugar
1 cup caramel apple dip or ice cream topping, warmed


Heat oven to 350°F.

Cook noodles according to package directions. Drain.

Combine milk, 1/4 cup butter and cream cheese in medium saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, 5-7 minutes or until smooth. Remove from heat.

Combine 1/2 cup sugar, oil, lemon zest, orange zest, lemon juice, vanilla and nutmeg in bowl; mix well. Add eggs; mix well. Add cream cheese mixture; mix well. Stir in cooked noodles.

Spoon into greased 13x9-inch pan. Combine apples, 3 tablespoons sugar and cinnamon in bowl. Spoon apple mixture over noodle mixture; gently pat apples into noodles.

Combine corn flakes, 1/4 cup melted butter and brown sugar in bowl; sprinkle over apples. Bake 50-60 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean.

Cut into pieces; serve warm drizzled with caramel apple dip.

Recipe Tip

3 cups corn flakes, crushed, equals 1 cup crushed corn flakes.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 420

Fat: 20g

Cholesterol: 130mg

Sodium: 310mg

Carbohydrates: 54g

Dietary Fiber: 2g

Protein: 9g

Recipe #10834©1999Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

This is delicious. I make it every year for the holdidays and everyone in the family loves it!
This was fantastic! Just sweet enough to be a sweet main dish rather than a dessert. I brought two batches of it to a pot luck dinner, and there was just one little spoonful left in one pan when I left! Everyone asked for the recipe. Yum.
A fantastic recipe for brunch. Serves a lot of people and can
be served at room temp, cool, or warm. Very much like a
dessert. Have made it several times and everyone wants the

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