easy whole wheat bagels

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 164.2
  • Total Fat: 0.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 437.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 35.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.8 g
  • Protein: 6.3 g

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Number of Servings: 8


    1 cup warm water
    3 cups whole wheat flour
    1 1/2 tbsp sugar
    1 1/2 teaspoon salt
    1 1/2 teaspoon yeast


For Bread Machine:
Place all ingredients in bread machine and set for normal white vegan bread. Let the machine knead once and then turn off the machine and set a timer for 20 minutes. When time is up remove dough and cut into eight equal peices. Roll each piece into a rope about 1 inch thick, wet ends and stick together. Put all bagels on a greased cookie sheet, cover and let rest for 15 minutes in a warm place. Fill a wok (or whatever you use) with about three inches of water. Place two tblsp of vegan sugar in this water and bring to a boil. After the bagels rise for the fifteen minutes add them to the boiling water for 1 minute turning them as they boil. Drain and place on the greased cookie sheet again ( sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds if you like). Bake at 550 for 15 minutes or until desired browning occures.

For the bread-machine-free:
mix 1/2 cup water [slightly warm], sugar, salt and yeast, let sit for 10+ min.mix wet ingredients with dry, forming a dough immediately make the bagels, don't let the dough rest (point: it rises as a bagel so you're not squishing the air out when you cut and roll dough into bagels)
let raw bagels sit for about 45 min.
Boil bagels for 2-3 minutes.
dip half of the bagel in a bowl of corn meal.
set on pan, let rest for another 45 min
cook at 475 F for 10 minutes, or until golden brown.

Serves: 8

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user BKATHERINEH.

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This recipe was so easy to make and tastes better then the store bought bagels we have sitting on our kitchen counter. Yum!!! - 1/5/13

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    Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Easy and very tasty. I made them without the bread maker and found I needed 1 1/4 cup of water. I also kneaded for 5 minutes when mixing ingredients. - 10/8/12

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    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    just made these - easy to make as directed - they taste awesome - sprinkled some cinnamon sugar on a few before they went into the oven - mine burned a bit at 15 minutes - so I will cut my cooking time down next time - there will be a next time - thank you! - 3/1/10

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    Very Good
    Super easy for a first time bagel recipe, kids loved it !! - 6/2/15

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    Excellent! Simple and delicious ! I used my kitchenaid mixer with dough hook and kneaded them on med for about 7 minutes then followed the recipe. A keeper ! - 12/19/14