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4 1/2 each flour, all-purpose
2 tablespoons margarine
3 tablespoons sugar
1 tablespoon sugar
1 tablespoon salt
1 each egg whites
2 each yeast, active dry
1 x water


Mix 1 1/2 cups flour, 3 Tbs sugar, 1 Tbs salt and yeast. Heat 1 1/2 cups water and margarine to 120 to 130 degrees. Add to dry ingredients; beat 2 minutes at medium speed. Add 1/2 cup flour; beat at high speed 2 minutes. Stir in more flour to make a stiff dough. On floured board, knead 8 to 10 minutes. Set in greased bowl; turn to grease top. Cover; let rise in warm, draft-free place 1 hour. Punch dough down. Cover; let rest 15 minutes. In a large skillet heat 1-inch water over medium low heat to a simmer; add remaining sugar and salt. Divide dough into 12 pieces; shape 3 pieces into smooth balls. With floured finger, poke a 1-inch hole in each. Drop bagels into simmering water. Cook 3 minutes. Turn and cook 2 minutes. Turn again; cook 1 minute more. Drain on towels. Repeat shaping and cooking rest of dough. Place on greased baking sheet. Mix egg white and 1 Tbs water; brush on bagels. Sprinkle with coarse salt, sesame, caraway or poppy seed if desired. Bake at 375F (190C) for 20 to 25 minutes. Remove from sheets. Cool.

Source: recipeland.com