Gluten-Free Cheese and Jalapeño Bagel

Published on Mar 30, 2018

  by   Kristina Stosek

8 reviews

Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 35 minutes Serves: 4
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Today, we share our delicious Gluten Free Cheese and Jalapeno Bagels! These bagels are baked and are easy to make. With gooey cheese and a hint of spicy jalapeño, you’ll find that even picky eaters will enjoy the gluten free bagels for breakfast or any time of day. 

top view of jalapeno bagels


If you love a good breakfast, you’ll enjoy these homemade Gluten Free Cheese and Jalapeño Bagels. They’re perfect for toasting alongside eggs or for making delicious bagel sandwiches with sliced avocados, fresh tomatoes, or salmon salad spread. You can also make your favorite sliders.

3 gluten free cheese and jalapeno bagels

FAQs about Gluten Free Baked Cheese and Jalapeno Bagels

Here are most often asked questions and answers for gluten free baked bagel recipe.

Can I freeze these bagels for later use?

Yes, you can! These bagels freeze well. Once completely cooled, you can store them in an airtight container or freezer bag and freeze them for up to two months. Thaw them at room temperature when ready to eat and briefly warm them in the toaster or oven.

What kind of cheese is good in these bagels?

We recommend using your favorite shredded cheese, such as cheddar or mozzarella. Feel free to experiment with different good melting cheese varieties to customize the flavor to your liking.

How spicy are the jalapenos in these bagels?

The jalapenos add a mild to moderate spice, depending on your preference. If you prefer a milder flavor, remove the seeds and membranes from the jalapenos before adding them to the dough.

jalapeño peppers

Can I omit the jalapenos if I don’t like spicy food?

Of course! If you prefer a milder flavor or don’t enjoy spicy food, you can omit the jalapenos or replace the jalapenos with herbs such as thyme or rosemary. 

How long does it take to make these bagels?

The preparation time for these bagels is relatively short. From start to finish, it usually takes about 30-40 minutes, including mixing the dough, shaping the bagels, and baking them in the oven.

Can I make these bagels ahead of time?

Yes, you can! You can prepare the dough ahead of time and refrigerate it overnight. When ready to bake, simply remove the dough from the refrigerator, let it come to room temperature, shape it, and then bake as directed.

What is the internal temperature of baked bagels?

To be sure the bagels are fully done use a baking thermometer. They are ready when they reach an internal temperature of 210 F.

Can I customize the toppings on these bagels?

Absolutely! Feel free to get creative with the toppings. You can sprinkle sesame seeds, poppy seeds, or even gluten free everything bagel seasoning on top of the bagels before baking for added flavor and texture.

How should I store leftover bagels?

If you have any leftover bagels, store them in an airtight container at room temperature for a couple of days. Always toast or reheat them in an oven before serving. Gluten Free bagels are always best on the same day they are baked.

How do I make baked bagels?

Making these bagels is easy! Mix the dry ingredients with yogurt and sour cream, then shape the dough into small balls. Next, place the dough balls on a baking pan lined with parchment paper and create a hole in the middle of each one. Smooth out the tops with wet hands, and bake.

The best part is that special pans are not needed, but a donut pan can make it quicker and give you perfectly shaped bagels.

You may also enjoy this Gluten-Free Cinnamon Raisin Bagel.

bagels topped with black sesame seeds


In conclusion, these Gluten-Free Baked Cheese and Jalapeno Bagels are delicious and easy to make. With just a few simple steps, you can enjoy the satisfying taste of homemade bagels without worrying about gluten. Whether you’re toasting them for breakfast or making a savory sandwich, these bagels are hearty and delicious.

So why wait? Once you try these gluten-free cheese and jalapeno bagels, they’ll disappear fast. Whip up a batch today and indulge in a satisfying meal that’s both gluten-free and effortless to prepare!

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Many thanks!

Kristina x





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I used the flour you recommended and they turned out delicious. They did take a little longer to bake.

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