79 Reviews

My first time making bagels, and I couldn't have asked for a better recipe! Thank you so much Karen. It was easy to follow, and turned out wonderful! I used cinnamon and raisins..yummy! and I got 12 small bagels (very cute looking).. no more buying bagels for me :o)

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~Savannah~ March 26, 2006

I admit it. I am an addict. Got addicted to bagels while I was in PA visiting my daughter. Cant buy them here, so I thought I would have a try at making them. It is a very easy to follow recipe, and the results were better then expected. I sprinkled 4 with pepper steak spice, 4 with sesame seeds and dried garlic, and the other four, the best four, I sprinkled with Old Bay seasoning, which I bought in the USA, as there is no such thing in Oz. I have just eaten 2, with lashings of cream cheese. Straight out the oven, they were sooooo good. Breakfast will be toasted bagel. lunch will be bagel and cold meat.:) thanks, great, easy to follow, and wonderful results

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mummamills November 03, 2005

What kind of bread recipe has you only weigh out the sugar and salt but not the flour, the most important part? Had to add a cup (120 grams) extra flour. They turned out alright, but no thanks to your measurements. There is absolutely no reason to measure salt and sugar is you aren't weighing anything else. So anyone doing this recipe, don't worry about weighting the salt and sugar. Half ounce of salt is 2 1/2 teaspoons and 1 1/2 ounces of sugar is probably around 3 tbsp. Again it doesn't have to be scary because you are already adding way more flour than the recipe calls for anyways. I won't be using this recipe again, but for those of you who try it, good luck

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femestapo June 21, 2015

It would be great to know how many ounces/grams/teaspoons yeast are in the package.

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Simone P. April 06, 2015

I make these about once a week for my boyfriend.. we both LOVE them. Thank you!! I never thought I would ever make my own bagels..yeyyy!!

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MissToned February 06, 2015

Absolutely amazing, I boiled mine with some brown sugar and topped them of with a sprinkle of cinnamon sugar since I made cinnamon raisin ones. Recipe is a keeper. Cannot believe I made bagels :)

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yescas April 17, 2014

Yay!! Another item else off my culinary bucket list. These were so much easier than I expected and fun to make. I left some plain, topped some with lightly toasted sesame seeds and a few with a tiny bit of minced fresh garlic, dried minced onion, sesame seeds, dried basil and kosher salt. Yum....My one issue is that they were a little on the flat side. I'm not sure if I made the hole too big, or if I should have let them rise again a bit after putting the hole in them. In any case, they tasted so good and I'll be making these again. Thanks for sharing the recipe.

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Lucky in Bayview February 20, 2014

This recipe is good, and this is the first time I've made bagels. For some reason, the finished product came out a little flat (literally), and I had very narrow bagels. My yeast was fine, and I had a great rise...so not sure what happened. I will definitely make these again. Thank you for posting. :)

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ltemple99 December 29, 2013

I can't believe I made these! And it was so easy. They taste so good too. They were really fun to make - the boiling step was something I never did for a baked item. I was afraid mine would just dissolve in the simmering water, but they didn't. When baked, they were a bit out of round, but you still could tell they were bagels. I used my bread machine for the dough following flirtyfunchick's method. Worked perfectly. We ate them with cream cheese and smoked salmon. I will be making these again. Great recipe for beginners.

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Kathy228 December 06, 2013

I love bagels so I was really excited to try this recipe. It was my first time working with yeast so I'm not sure I did everything correctly but I followed the directions to the best of my ability...and it came out OK. I ate them. They certainly looked good, but this is not the special recipe I was looking for.

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elisa1019 October 20, 2013
Home-Baked Bagels