4 cups of bread flour
1 T sugar
1 1/2 t salt
1 T oil
2 t yeast
1 1/4-1 1/2 cups warm water
Mix all ingredients together. Knead the dough for 10 minutes or until it isn't sticky. All the flour should be mixed in (add more water if necessary). Cut the dough into 8 pieces.
Let the dough rest for 10-20 minutes. Make each piece of dough into a rope and pinch the ends together to make a bagel shape.
Rest the dough for 20 minutes. In the meantime, boil a large pot of water and preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Spray a baking sheet with cooking spray. Boil the bagels (as many as will fit in the pot, you don't have to just do one at a time) in the water for 1 minute, then turn them over and boil for another minute. Remove them from the water and onto the baking sheet.