These are big-ol' bagels! There's nothing like the chewy satisfying taste of a good bagel in the morning and these are some serious bagels. This recipe makes 6 pretty daggum' large bagels that will satisfy the hearty appetites of all your cowboys. If you want different toppings, we've listed a few ideas, but we're partial to the cheese on these.
Texas 3 Cheese Bagels
1 Tbsp active dry yeast
1/4 cup sugar
1 ½ cups of warm water
4 ½ cups Texas Pure Milling Bread Flour (plus extra for kneading)
1 tsp salt
2 cups 3 cheese blend (Asiago, Cheddar and Jack)
Optional Toppings: Caraway seeds, coarse salt, minced fresh garlic, minced fresh onion, poppy seeds, or sesame seeds.
Directions: Put the warm water, sugar and yeast in the bowl of a stand mixer. Let sit for five minutes.Add the flour and salt to the bowl and mix on medium speed with a dough hook 4-5 minutes.
Remove from mixer and form i