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Homemade Bagel Recipe

This homemade bagel recipe with everything seasoning is an authentic taste of New York that you can make at home. Loaded with classic bagel texture and flavor and topped with everything seasoning, this is a bagel everyone in your home will love.

Course Bread, Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword bagel, homemade
Servings 6 Servings
Author Rob


  • 1 1/4 cup warm water
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast
  • 1 ½ tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 3 ½ cups bread flour
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ cup Everything Bagel seasoning


  1. In a small bowl or measuring cup stir together water, yeast and granulated sugar.

  2. Let sit for 10 mins.

  3. In a large bowl, combine bread flour, salt and yeast mixture after 10 mins.

  4. Work dough together by hand until smooth (7-10 mins).

  5. Add Olive oil to a clean bowl and place dough on top. Cover with a damp towel and sit in a warm place for one hour.

  6. After an hour, punch the dough and place onto a floured surface.

  7. Divide the dough into 6 pieces. Pinch the dough into circles. 

  8. Place a sheet of parchment paper on your baking sheet.

  9. Lightly flour the surface and place the dough balls on top.

  10. Cover and let sit 10 mins.

  11. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees.

  12. Prepare a large pot of boiling water.

  13. Flour the tips of your fingers and pinch a hole through the ball of dough.

  14. Place the bagels into the pot of boiling water for one minute on each side, then return to the baking tray. *Do not over crowd the pot, dip in batches*

  15. Brush the tops of the bagels with an egg wash (1 egg + 1 tbsp. water)

  16. Sprinkle with Everything Bagel Seasoning.

  17. Bake for 20 min or until golden brown.