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Sweet Noodle Casserole

Yield Makes 12 servings
Also known as noodle kugel (KOO-guhl), this creamy dish makes a unique and delicious side or dessert.

Ingredients

  • 1 (12-ounce) package wide egg noodles
  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 (8-ounce) container sour cream
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 (20-ounce) can crushed pineapple in juice, drained
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted and divided
  • 3 cups frosted flaked cereal, coarsely crushed
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

How to Make It

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain and set aside.

  2. Process cream cheese and next 3 ingredients in a food processor until smooth. Stir in pineapple.

  3. Stir together pasta, 1/4 cup melted butter, and cream cheese mixture; spoon into a lightly greased 13- x 9-inch baking dish.

  4. Stir together cereal, cinnamon, and remaining 1/4 cup melted butter; sprinkle over noodle mixture.

  5. Bake at 350° for 45 to 50 minutes or until set.