Omer Recipes 2017: Day 36 | Cinnamon Raisin Noodle Kugel

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Cap off counting of the Omer by joining us for Shavuot Ice Cream Study led by Howard Shatz: “Out of the Desert: The origins and future of the Islamic State (and what it means for Israel)”, Tuesday, May 30, 8:30pm (at the home of Rabbi Bass).
Today is 36 days, which is 5 weeks and 1 day of the Omer

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And here’s today’s recipe, contributed by 8th & 9th Grade Students.

Cinnamon Raisin Noodle Kugel


  • 1 pound wide egg noodles
  • 7 eggs
  • 1/2 cup (3.5 ounces) sugar
  • 16 ounces small curd cottage cheese (full or low fat, not fat free)
  • 16 ounces sour cream
  • 8 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup raisins


  • Adjust oven rack to middle position and preheat the oven to 350°F. Butter a 9 x 13-inch baking pan.
  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil and parboil the noodles until they are al dente, 4-5 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs and sugar until smooth. Whisk in the cottage cheese, sour cream, and butter until combined.
  • Add the cinnamon, salt, and raisins to mixture and stir with a wooden spoon to combine. Stir in the cooked noodles.
  • Pour the mixture into the prepared baking pan and smooth the top.
  • Bake until the top is golden and the pudding has set, about 1 hour.

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