Although bagels are regarded as difficult to make I find them not too bad even though there are a two steps to be considered, 1/ boiled 2/ baked.
These turned out really well and were a hit with the whle family. - 25 Feb 2011
Used different ingredients. used brown sugar instead of white in the dough and 1 tbsp golden syrup in the boiling liquid in place of the sugar and salt - 25 Feb 2011
In Arizona you can't get a real New York Bagel. I made these and my man,( a New Yorker) said,"Finally a New York Bagel!" - 18 May 2001 (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)