Prepare Jewish noodle pudding by boiling the noodles and adding them along with other ingredients to a baking dish. Bake the pudding for about 45 minutes. This version includes sugar and is a dessert pudding.
Prepare a 12-ounce bag of wide egg noodles according to the manufacturer?s directions, boiling them until al dente. Drain the noodles, and rinse them with cold water until they are cool.
Bring 8 ounces of cream cheese to room temperature, and transfer it to a bowl. Add 1 1/2 cups each of sour cream, cottage cheese and milk along with 3 large eggs and 1/3 cup of sugar to the cream cheese. Whisk the ingredients together until the mixture is smooth.
Toss the noodles with the cream cheese mixture and coarse salt. Transfer the mixture to a 9-inch by 13-inch buttered baking pan, and dot them with 2 tablespoons of butter, cut into small pieces.
Place the pudding in a preheated oven at 375 degrees Fahrenheit. Bake it for 45 to 50 minutes.
Many Jewish families enjoy noodle pudding or kugel during the holidays. Kugel is more like a bread pudding than the usual American smooth-textured pudding. There are many versions of Jewish noodle pudding. The side dish contains potatoes and onions while the dessert often includes raisins and spices.