Cherry Pecan Noodle Kugel

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 12 people
Calories 474 kcal
Author Barbara


  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter melted
  • 1/2 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1 cup pecans chopped
  • 12 ounces wide egg noodles
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter chopped into pieces
  • 16 ounces sour cream
  • 15 ounces ricotta cheese
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 4 eggs beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 cup cherries fresh or frozen; pitted


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.  

  2. Spread melted butter to coat bottom and sides of a 9x12 baking dish.  Sprinkle the bottom evenly with the brown sugar, followed by the pecans.

  3. Cook the egg noodles in boiling water for 5 minutes, or until they are barely tender.  Drain and place in a large bowl.

  4. Coat the noodles with the 6 tablespoons of butter.

  5. Add sour cream, ricotta and sugar to the noodles.  Mix well.

  6. Add the eggs, vanilla and salt to the bowl and stir until well combined.

  7. Gently fold in the cherries.

  8. Pour the noodle mixture over the pecans.  Cover with foil and bake for 40 minutes.

  9. Remove foil and bake for 10 minutes more, or until the top is browned and the center is set.

  10. Remove kugel from the oven and cool on a wire rack for 15 minutes before cutting.

Recipe Notes

This recipe is adapted from Bubbe And Me in the Kitchen


Nutrition Facts
Cherry Pecan Noodle Kugel
Amount Per Serving
Calories 474 Calories from Fat 252
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 28g 43%
Saturated Fat 14g 70%
Cholesterol 86mg 29%
Sodium 118mg 5%
Potassium 231mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 46g 15%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 24g
Protein 9g 18%
Vitamin A 14.3%
Vitamin C 1.5%
Calcium 14.3%
Iron 5.8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.