Brown Sugar and Cinnamon Bagels

READY IN: 2hrs 15mins
Recipe by Sherri L.

Modified from homemade bagels recipe from recipezaar. 2 WW pts.

Top Review by Pardeemom

I think this is a good start. When I weighed out 1/2 oz. salt it was 2 t., but I went with it, they were way too salty for my family (of course, we don't eat a ton of salt). I will make these again, but I'll use less salt and more cinnamon in the dough. I made the dough in my breadmaker, I'm not good on my own with getting yeast to work! :) The dough was easy to work with and when I calculated points it came to 2.5 pts. each.

Ingredients Nutrition


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

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