Sink Your Teeth Into This Baker’s Dozen of Unusual Bagel Recipes
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Sink Your Teeth Into This Baker’s Dozen of Unusual Bagel Recipes

By now, you’re probably a pro at making all of the breads, from loaves laced with beer to cinnamon buns. Now we’re here with a new challenge: Bagels. We’ve rounded up 13 terrific recipes for the well-loved breakfast staple. Whether you keep things classic with New York style or prefer a more worldly or seasonal variety, we have you covered. For bonus points, whip up a batch of flavored butter to spread atop your creations!

1. Plain Bagels: What a terrific jumping off point into the world of bagel making. You can’t go wrong with a plain bagel. Instructions for making a couple variations, including sourdough and onion cheese, are also included. (via Thibeault’s Table)

2. No Knead Apple Pie Bagels: Wow, these bagels are not only laced with pie spice and dotted with apple chunks but are also topped with a sprinkle of streusel. (via Bakeaholic Mama)

3. New York Style Blueberry Bagels: Simply stunning. These blueberry bagels are sure to be loved by everyone, even bagel purists. We’re looking at you, Harry from Sex and the City. (via Heather’s French Press)

4. Honey Roasted Sweet Potato Bagels: Looking for a lighter-textured, slightly sweeter bagel? This is the only recipe you’ll need. (via The Moon Blush Baker)

5. Beet Bagels with Whipped Blue Cheese: The combination of beet bagels with a whipped blue-cheese cream cheese (say that three times fast) sounds amazing. We’re adding this to our beet-recipes-to-make list, stat. (via Club Narwhal)

6. Momofuku Milk Bar Bagel Bombs: On first glance, these little bagels look totally unassuming, right? Once you bite ’em, though, you’ll reveal a surprise inside — bacon-scallion-cream-cheese stuffing. (via Hummingbird High)

7. Montreal Bagels: Smaller and sweeter than their New York counterparts, Montreal-style bagels are an essential part of a well-balanced bagel making repertoire. (via My Second Breakfast)

8. Grilled Banana Maui Bagels: What a sunny way to start the day. Toasted bagels are slicked with a combo of nut butters then topped with pan-grilled coconut and orange-zest-sprinkled bananas reminiscent of Bananas Foster without all the sugar and booze. (via Healthy. Happy. Life.)

9. Seeded or Cheddar Jalapeño Bagels (Gluten Free): Not one, but two recipes for making fabulous gluten-free bagels at home. (via Salt and Serenity)

10. Pumpkin Pie Bagels: When you can’t wait for you local bagel shop’s release of fall’s seasonal flavors, reach for this recipe for pumpkin-y bagels. (via Seasons and Suppers)

11. Simit: The Turkish answer to bagels, sesame seeds lend a nutty crunch to the exterior while hidden within is a soft interior — a delightful contrast in texture. (via Ozlem’s Turkish Table)

12. Everything Bagel Slider Buns: These bagel slider buns are everything. Pretzel and brioche buns, you’re officially on notice. (via Half Baked Harvest)

13. Baked Garlic, Herb and Parmesan Bagel Chips: Transform any stale bagels into a delicious snack with this recipe for flavor-packed bagel chips. (via Best Recipe Box)

What’s your favorite bagel style? Flavor? Let’s talk carbs in the comments below!