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Rice-Cheese Kugel (D, TNT)
Source: U.S. Rice Council Website:
Serves: 8

1 cup milk
1 8-oz. package cream cheese, cut up
1 12-oz. carton cottage cheese
1/2 cup butter or margarine, divided
1/3 cup sugar
1 tsp. grated lemon peel
1 tsp. grated orange peel
4 eggs
3 cups cooked rice
1-1/2 cups crisp rice cereal
1/4 cup brown sugar

Heat milk in 2-quart saucepan; add cream cheese, cottage cheese, and 1/4 cup butter. Stir until smooth; cool slightly.

Add sugar, orange and lemon peels; mix well.

Beat eggs and stir into cream sauce. Stir in rice. Pour into greased 8"x8"x2" baking dish.

Combine rice cereal and brown sugar; sprinkle over rice mixture. Pour remaining 1/4 cup melted butter over top.

Bake at 350°F for 30 minutes, or until center is barely set.

Posted by Nancy Berry

Nutritional Info Per Serving: N/A