Chocolate Chocolate Chip Bagels

Recipe by Sherri L.
READY IN: 2hrs 15mins
SERVES: 12
YIELD: 12 bagels
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1 12
    cups water
  • 2
    (1/4 ounce) packages yeast
  • 1 12
    ounces sugar
  • 12
    ounce salt
  • 3 14
  • 12
    cup semisweet mini chocolate chips
  • 14
    cup baking cocoa
  • 2
    quarts water
  • 1
    egg white
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DIRECTIONS

  • Mix yeast, sugar and warm water together and let stand 3 minutes.
  • Mix 1-3/4 cups of flour with the salt and cocoa in a large bowl and add the yeast mixture.
  • Stir until combined and slowly mix in the rest of the flour and mini chocolate chips.
  • Knead on a floured surface for 5 minutes, adding additional flour if needed, dough should be firm.
  • Place dough in a greased bowl, cover and let rise until double.
  • After rising punch down and divide dough into 12 balls.
  • Allow to rest for 4 minutes.
  • Bring 2 quarts of water to boil.
  • With your thumb, make a hole in each ball of dough and pull open about 2 inches, making a bagel shape.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Place the shaped dough onto a cookie sheet and cover for 10 minutes.
  • Lower heat under water for it to be simmering.
  • Drop 2 or 3 bagels at a time into the water for about 45 seconds, turning each once.
  • Drain and place on greased baking sheets.
  • Brush tops with beaten egg white.
  • Bake for 35 minutes, turning once for even browning.
  • Bagels are done when they are golden brown and shiny.
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