Orange Cranberry Bagels Bread Machine

Want more from Genius Kitchen?

Watch on your Apple TV, Roku, or Fire TV and your iOS, Fire, or Android device.

Learn More
“I have modified some other bagel recipes to come up with this one. I often substitute 1 1/2 cups freshly ground whole wheat flour for 1 1/2 cups of the bread flour. Good either way.”
8-16 bagels

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place orange juice, salt, sugar, flour, cardamon, and yeast in the bread machine in the order recommended by the manufacturer. Select dough setting or dough/raisin setting.
  2. Add the dried cranberries after the first mixing or at the "beep" of the dough/raisin setting.
  3. When cycle is complete, let dough rest on a lightly floured surface.
  4. Cut dough into 8 equal pieces for large bagels or 16 for mini bagels.
  5. Roll each piece into a small ball. Flatten balls.
  6. Poke a hole in the middle of each with your thumb. Enlarge the hole and even out the dough around the hole.
  7. Cover bagels with a clean cloth and let rest for 10 minutes.
  8. While dough is resting, Bring 3 quarts of water to boil in a large pot. Stir in 3 Tablespoons of sugar.
  9. Sprinkle an ungreased baking sheet with cornmeal.
  10. Carefully transfer bagels to boiling water a few at a time. Boil for one minute, turning half way through. Drain on a clean towel covered cooling rack.
  11. Arrange boiled bagels on prepared baking sheet.
  12. Bake in preheated 375 degree oven for 20-25 minutes until browned.

Watch more

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a