The freshest bagels you've ever tasted! With Rhodes dough, it couldn't be easier.

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Servings: 8
Skills: Intermediate
Prep Time: 20 min (not including thaw time)
Bake Time: 20 min


  1. 16 Rhodes™ Dinner Rolls, thawed but still cold
  2. 1 tablespoon baking soda
  3. grated cheese, seeds or spices


  1. Combine 2 rolls together into a nice round ball.

  2. Put both pointer fingers through center of the ball and stretch to form a large hole.

  3. Repeat with remaining rolls.

  4. Place bagels on a large sprayed baking sheet.

  5. Cover with sprayed plastic wrap and let rise 30-45 minutes.

  6. In a large saucepan, bring 6 inches of water with baking soda to a boil.

  7. Slip bagels, one or two at a time into gently boiling water.

  8. Boil for 30 seconds on each side.

  9. Remove with slotted spoon; drain on cooling rack for a few seconds.

  10. Return to sprayed baking sheet and sprinkle with cheese or seeds if desired.

  11. Bake at 375°F 15-20 minutes or until golden brown.