These gluten free bagels are insanely delicious and easy! They are made with only 2 main ingredients. No yeast, no sugar, no dough rising. These homemade bagels are great for toasting, breakfast sandwiches, healthy snacks and more!

Gluten free bagels.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • These homemade bagels are so quick and easy.
  • Everything is mixed in one bowl.
  • No yeast required.
  • They are made without sugar, without yeast, without water and without rising.
  • No need to wait for any yeast to rise.
  • They are much healthier than traditional bagels.
  • The yogurt adds more protein.
  • These are the best gluten free bagels.
  • They toast up nicely.
  • This recipe is gluten free, nut free, egg free, and sugar free.
  • Check out these Gluten Free Donuts for another delicious breakfast!

Ingredients & Substitutions

These are the main ingredients and substitutions for gluten free bagels. Scroll down to the recipe card for full ingredients list and instructions.

Use unsweetened Greek yogurt. Any flavorings will dramatically alter the taste. Use a thicker variety of yogurt. Do not use runny yogurt. I have not tried using dairy free yogurt yet.

Use gluten free 1 to 1 flour. I have not tried another flour.

A little baking powder helps these bagels rise slightly.

Add in a pinch of sea salt if desired.

Spray bagels with nonstick spray before baking. Avocado oil and coconut oil are great options. Alternatively, brush with egg wash before baking. This helps the bagels become crispy on the outside.

Flour, yogurt and baking powder.

Taste & Texture

These gluten free bagels taste like authentic bagels. Be sure to use unsweetened yogurt to not alter the taste. If using toppings, bagel will taste like the toppings. Watch out NYC, these bagels are legit.

The texture is spot on. These bagels have that signature chewy texture. They are golden on the outside and soft and chewy inside. They are not dry or bland.

How to Make

Step 1

First, preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Line a baking pan with parchment paper.

Step 2

In a mixing bowl, add Greek yogurt, gluten free flour, baking powder and sea salt. Stir to form a dough. Dough should resemble pizza dough.

Step 3

Lightly flour hands and surface. Roll dough into a ball. Then, press into a disc shape.

Step 4

Use a sharp lightly floured knife to slice into 8 equal servings. This recipe makes 8 mini bagels or 4 regular sized ones.

Sliced dough into pieces.

Step 5

Roll each slice into a small ball. Press into a disc.

Small ball of bagel dough.

Step 6

Poke a hole in the middle with your finger. Gently stretch and pull dough until the hole is almost 1 inch in size.

Step 7

Repeat for dough. Place on the lined baking sheet.

Pan with raw gluten free bagels.

Step 8

Spray generously with nonstick spray. Or, whisk an egg and brush on top of bagels.

Nonstick spray on bagels.

Step 9

Bake for 25 to 27 minutes or until golden brown on top. Do not burn.

Baked gluten free bagels.

Step 10

Finally, remove from oven. Allow gluten free bagels to cool for 10 minutes before slicing, serving or toasting.

Expert Tips & Tricks

For best results, use unsweetened Greek yogurt. Use a brand that is thick. Do not use runny yogurt.

Additionally, use gluten free 1 to 1 flour. The only perfect substitute is all purpose flour, which is not gluten free.

Mix dough until it resembles pizza dough.

Lightly flour hands, working surface and knife before working with dough. This prevents sticking.

Cut dough into equal sized shapes.

Use hands to form donuts.

Spray heavily with nonstick spray before baking. Otherwise, the bagels will not turn golden on the outside.

Where to Buy Gluten Free Bagels

Gluten free bagels are sold at almost every grocery store. Here are some of the best gluten free brands.

Whole Foods brand 365 makes a delicious gluten free version.

Canyon Bakehouse makes bagels that are gluten free.

In addition, Udi’s sells them in the frozen section.

Trader Joe’s sells them.

Unbun makes grain free and Keto Unbagels.

Butter on bagel.

Toppings & Flavor Variations

Consider these toppings and flavor variations.

Sprinkle on everything bagel seasoning before baking.

Add cinnamon and raisins to the dough.

Add mini chocolate chips to the bagel dough.

Sprinkle sesame seeds on top.

Top gluten free bagels with cream cheese, peanut butter, jelly, jam or Nutella.

How to Serve & Store

Serve these bagels hot and fresh! They are great with any toppings.

Serve for breakfast with coffee, orange juice, hot chocolate or tea.

For a hearty snack, serve with peanut butter and sliced bananas.

Store bagels in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 48 hours.

After that, freeze bagels.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are bagels gluten free?

Bagels are typically made with wheat flour. Therefore, they are traditionally not gluten free.

Where can I buy them?

They are sold at most grocery stores, Walmart, and Target.

Which type of yogurt should I use?

Use unsweetened Greek yogurt for best results. Use a thick yogurt.

Which brand of flour works best?

I have had success with King Arthur Flour and Bob’s Red Mill gluten free flour.

Yeast free bagels.

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Gluten free bagels.

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These gluten free bagels are made from only 2 main ingredients! They are high in protein and low in calories. They are quick and easy to make. No yeast, no boiling, and no dough rising. They are great toasted and topped!
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Ingredients

Instructions 

  • First, preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Line a baking pan with parchment paper.
  • In a mixing bowl, add Greek yogurt, gluten free flour, baking powder and sea salt. Stir to form a dough. Dough should resemble pizza dough.
  • Lightly flour hands and surface. Roll dough into a ball. Then, press into a disc shape.
  • Use a sharp lightly floured knife to slice into 8 equal servings. This recipe makes 8 mini bagels or 4 larger ones.
  • Roll each slice into a small ball. Press into a disc.
  • Poke a hole in the middle with your finger. Gently stretch and pull dough until the hole is almost 1 inch in size.
  • Repeat for dough. Place on lined baking sheet.
  • Spray generously with nonstick spray. Or, whisk an egg and brush on top of bagels.
  • Bake for 25 to 27 minutes or until golden brown on top. Do not let the bagels burn.
  • Finally, remove from oven. Allow bagels to cool for 10 minutes before slicing, serving or toasting.

Notes

  • Use unsweetened Greek yogurt.  Sweetened yogurt will add too much flavor.
  • Use gluten free 1 to 1 flour.  I used King Arthur Flour gluten free 1 to 1 flour in this recipe.
  • The dough will be slightly sticky and similar to pizza dough.
  • Lightly flour your hands, the knife and surface you are working on.  This prevents sticking.
  • These bagels will not look perfect.  That is totally fine!
  • For larger bagels, divide dough into 4 larger pieces.  You will need to add more baking time.
  • Heavily spray with nonstick spray.  Or, use an egg wash.  These methods both yield golden bagels.
  • Feel free to use seasonings on top before baking.  Everything Bagel seasoning is a great option.
  • Store bagels covered at room temperature for up to 2 days.
  • Freeze for up to 1 month.
Calories: 89kcal, Carbohydrates: 17g, Protein: 4g, Fat: 0.4g, Saturated Fat: 0.1g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.1g, Monounsaturated Fat: 0.1g, Trans Fat: 0.001g, Cholesterol: 1mg, Sodium: 89mg, Potassium: 51mg, Fiber: 0.5g, Sugar: 1g, Vitamin A: 1IU, Calcium: 74mg, Iron: 0.2mg

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