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Celebrate Chametz With These Mind-Blowing Bagels

Prepare to bite into the bagel of your dreams.

Passover ends at sundown this Saturday, which means the feasting on chametz is almost upon us. Which is why we decided to put together a list of delicious yeasty bagels for you to potentially stuff your face with once the chametz ban is over.

1) The Rainbow Bagel:

The invention of Brooklyn bagel maven Scott Rossilo, the rainbow bagel has gone viral in every way. But is this mutation of the traditional boiled baked good a refreshing twist, or a culinary shonda? Jewish public opinion seems to be split.

2) The Simit:

This Turkish bagel is a much beloved treat.

3) The Optical Illusion:

These bagels are not even bagels! They’re amazingly decorated cookies. We don’t know about you, but we were certainly fooled.

4) The Non-Kosher Classic:

The Pizza bagel! We love Black Seed’s delicious bagels, but this bagel pizza has pepperoni in it. It might be the perfect post-Passover treat for the “rebellious” Jews who ask to hold the bread during Passover brunch, but still have their side of bacon.

5) The Donut:

Gothamist claims the Everything Donut is “Everything you aren’t: worldly, gracious, bold.” That certainly sounds like something our taste buds would welcome.

6) The Fashion Accessory:

Artist Chloe Wise makes these perfectly Kosher for Passover bags.

7) The Jerusalem Bagel:

Israelis call them “baygaleh.” They’re delicious dipped is za’atar, with some labneh and olive oil, or just plain. You can find a recipe for these delicious sesame seed coated bagels here.

8) The Classic:

Maybe you just don’t need to mess with a good thing. The traditional bagel, cream cheese and lox platter is where it’s at for us. New York’s Sadelle’s bagels are delicious and elegant, and just the perfect size for a post Passover nosh.

brunch heaven

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So, what’s your post-Passover chametz of choice? Let us know in the comments.

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