Sweet Noodle Casserole

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

Yield:

Makes 12 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

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

Preparation

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

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

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

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

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