Matzo Apple Kugel

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  • Published Feb 23rd
  • Ready In1h 10m
  • Servings8
  • Calories181
Delicious Passover specialty that's easy and can be served with either meat or dairy dinners! Can also be made ahead and cooked later.

Matzo Apple Kugel Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Matzo Apple Kugel for 8 servings:

  • 4 matzo crackers, crushed
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup applesauce
  • 3 Granny Smith apples - cored, peeled and chopped
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Matzo Apple Kugel Cooking Instructions

  • Prep25m
  • Cook45m
  • Ready In1h 10m

To cook Matzo Apple Kugel, you need about 25 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Matzo Apple Kugel is about 45 minutes , and you can serve your Matzo Apple Kugel within 1 hour 10 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Matzo Apple Kugel easily:

  1. 1 Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Place the crumbled matzos in a medium bowl, and add enough water to cover. Let stand for 2 minutes, then drain off excess water. Do not squeeze.
  2. 2 To the bowl of matzo, add eggs, 1/4 cup sugar, salt, lemon juice and applesauce. Stir to combine. Mix in the apples and dried cranberries. Spread the mixture evenly into a 2 quart casserole dish. Mix together the remaining 1/4 cup of sugar, and cinnamon; sprinkle over the top.
  3. 3 Bake for 45 minutes in the preheated oven, or until the top is golden, and the apples are soft.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 181 calories; 1.9 grams of fat; 38.7 grams of carbohydrates; 4 grams of protein; 70 milligrams of cholesterol; 318 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Apr 24th 2011

    Two years in a row, I've been the star of both seders and chavurah (friends) gatherings with this simple but utterly delicious recipe!! It is a teen favorite too, and can cross over to dess ...

  2. Apr 27th 2008

    Very good, especially for a Passover recipe. Used 2 very large apples and raisins instead of cranberries.

  3. Dec 9th 2007

    Great tasting side dish or dessert! It was simple to make and bake! I loved the fact that it was a low fat - low calorie dish that didn't taste low in fat and calories! Good addition to a ...

  4. Dec 4th 2007

    Excellent recipe! I usually don't enjoy kugel, but I found this recipe to be quite tasty. I used only 3 matzo crackers, and crushed the heck out of them. The dish was moist, sweet and del ...

  5. Apr 5th 2007

    Made this Tues. It went over so well that I had to make another one right there and then- everyone was willing to wait for another piece- this was a crowd of people who watch their weight so ...

  6. Apr 4th 2007

    Made it last night for the sedar. It was wonderful. I did substitute raisins for the dried cranberries. I doubled the reicpe so I'd have some left over for tonight. Great

  7. Apr 18th 2004

    This has definite possibilities but I'm going to tweak it a bit. I substituted Splenda for the sugar & added raisons instead of the dried cranberries (so there'd be no extra sugar). Ne ...

  8. Apr 1st 2002

    Tastey & easy. Instructions didn't say to grease the pan, so it stuck. Next time I'll know better.

  9. Mar 29th 2002

    I tried this recipe for our Passover Seder and it was delicious! Everyone at the table loved it. It was easy to make and very tasty.