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Asiago Bagels

Discover a cheesy alternative to the usual sweet bread brunch offerings. There's no need to stop by a bakery when you can make this asiago bagel recipe at home. —Tami Kuehl, Loup City, Nebraska
  • Total Time
    Prep: 30 min. + standing Bake: 15 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    1 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water (70° to 80°)
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 3/4 cup shredded Asiago cheese, divided
  • 1/3 cup nonfat dry milk powder
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1-1/2 cups plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 4 teaspoons active dry yeast
  • 1 large egg white
  • 1 tablespoon water

Directions

  • In bread machine pan, place the water, eggs, oil, honey, 1/2 cup cheese, milk powder, salt, basil, flours and yeast in order suggested by manufacturer. Select dough setting (check dough after 5 minutes of mixing; add 1 to 2 tablespoons of water or flour if needed).
  • When cycle is completed, turn dough onto a lightly floured surface. Shape into 12 balls. Push thumb through centers to form a 1-1/2-in. hole. Stretch and shape dough to form an even ring. Cover and let rest for 10 minutes; flatten bagels slightly.
  • Fill a Dutch oven two-thirds full with water; bring to a boil. Drop bagels, 2 at a time, into boiling water. Cook for 45 seconds; turn and cook 45 seconds longer. Remove with a slotted spoon; drain well on paper towels.
  • In a small bowl, combine egg white and water; brush over bagels. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Place 2 in. apart on greased baking sheets. Bake at 400° for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to wire racks to cool.
Editor's Note
We recommend you do not use a bread machine's time-delay feature for this recipe.
Nutrition Facts
1 bagel: 239 calories, 9g fat (2g saturated fat), 42mg cholesterol, 342mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 3g fiber), 9g protein.
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