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easy bagels

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a recipe by
Ruth Knappenburger
lexington, IL

These taste very close to Lender's Bagels.. My guys like chocolate chips added to the dough, however you can add anything you like

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prep time 30 Min
cook time 50 Min

Ingredients For easy bagels

  • 1 tsp
    active dry yeast
  • 1 1/4 c
    warm milk (110 - 115 degrees)
  • 1/4 c
    butter, softened
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1
    egg yolk
  • 3 3/4 c

How To Make easy bagels

  • 1
    In a mixing bowl, dissolve yeast in warm milk. Add the butter, sugar, salt and egg yolk; mix well. Stir in enough flour to form a soft dough.Turn onto a floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic, about 6-8 minutes. Place in a greased bowl, turning once to grease top. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 1 hour
  • 2
    Punch dough down. Shape into 12 balls. Push thumb through centers to form a 1-in. hole. Place on a floured surface. Cover and let rest for 10 minutes;
  • 3
    In a large saucepan, bring water to a boil. Drop bagels, one at a time, into boiling water. When bagels float to the surface, remove with a slotted spoon and place 2 in. apart on greased baking sheets. Bake at 400 degrees F for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from pans to wire racks to cool.

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