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Cosi Tomato Basil and Mozzarella Flatbread Sandwiches Recipe

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Cosi’s Flatbread Recipe

This is the recipe for the flatbread served at Cosi. We have a delicious recipe that uses this bread – Cosi Tomato Basil and Mozzarella Flatbread Sandwiches – which you can make by clicking the link below.

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Cosi's Flatbread Recipe

This recipe is for the Cosi Flatbread used to make our Cosi Tomato, Basil and Mozzarella Flatbread Sandwiches Recipe
Prep Time2 hours
Active Time10 minutes
Rising Time5 hours
Total Time7 hours 10 minutes
Course: Lunch, Party Recipe, Sandwich
Keyword: Cosi


  • 1 1/4- ounce packet active Dry Yeast
  • Pinch of Sugar
  • 3 cups Bread Flour plus more for dusting
  • Kosher Salt
  • 2 tablespoons Extra-Virgin Olive Oil plus more for brushing


  • Stir the yeast, sugar and 1 1/2 cups warm water (about 110°F) in a bowl. Let sit until foamy, about 5 minutes. Whisk the flour and 1 1/2 teaspoons salt in a large bowl. Add the yeast mixture and olive oil and mix with your hands into a smooth dough. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap; set aside in a warm place until the dough doubles in size, about 1 hour.
  • Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface and knead until slightly elastic, dusting with more flour if the dough is too sticky to handle, about 5 minutes. Return the dough to the bowl, cover and set aside again until doubled in size, about 1 hour.
  • Brush 2 baking sheets with olive oil. Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface and knead until smooth and elastic, dusting with more flour if needed. Cut the dough in half and form into 2 balls. Roll out each ball into a 12-by-3-inch rectangle, about 1/2 inch thick. Transfer each dough rectangle to one of the prepared baking sheets and let rest, uncovered, until a dry crust forms on top, 1 hour, 30 minutes to 2 hours.
  • Meanwhile, position racks in the middle and lower thirds of the oven. Place a pizza stone or inverted baking sheet on the bottom rack and preheat to 475°F for at least 40 minutes.
  • Press your fingertips through the dry crust on top of the dough to create a spotted pattern. Gently stretch each piece of dough into a 14-by-4-inch rectangle, then brush the tops with olive oil and sprinkle with salt. Put 1 baking sheet of dough on the pizza stone and bake until the bottom of the bread is golden brown, about 7 minutes. Transfer to the middle rack and continue baking until golden all over, about 5 more minutes. Remove from the oven and immediately brush the top of the bread with olive oil and sprinkle with salt; let cool on the baking sheet on a rack. Repeat with the remaining dough.

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