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Whole Grain Bagels

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup oat flour
  • 2 Tbsp wheat germ
  • 2 Tbsp ground flax seed
  • 1 Tbsp honey
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup warm water
  • 1 1/4 tsp yeast

For cooking

  • 2 tsp baking soda

Instructions

  1. Stir yeast into warm water and let sit.
  2. Mix together remaining ingredients, then slowing pour in yeast mixture.
  3. Mix until dough comes together. Finish by kneading with your hands on the counter.
  4. Knead the dough until it becomes elastic-y to the touch.
  5. Set aside in covered bowl for 10 minutes.
  6. Divide dough into 6 pieces and form into bagels. Let rest for 20 minutes.
  7. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. {At least 3-4 inches of water}. When water boils, stir in baking soda.
  8. Drop bagels a few at a time into water- they should float. Cook for 30 seconds on each side then remove and place on cooling rack to drain extra water.
  9. When all bagels are boiled, move to a lined or greased baking sheet.
  10. Bake for 15-18 minutes at 450 degrees or until lightly browned.
  11. Remove from oven and let cool.