• 16 Rhodes™ Dinner Rolls, thawed but still cold
  • 1 tablespoon baking soda
  • Grated cheese, seeds or spices


  1. Combine 2 rolls together into a nice round ball. Put both pointer fingers through center of the ball and stretch to form a large hole.
  2. Repeat with remaining rolls.
  3. Place bagels on a large sprayed baking sheet.
  4. Cover with sprayed plastic wrap and let rise 30-45 minutes.
  5. In a large saucepan, bring 6 inches of water with baking soda to a boil.
  6. Slip bagels, one or two at a time into gently boiling water. Boil for 30 seconds on each side.
  7. Remove with slotted spoon; drain on cooling rack for a few seconds.
  8. Return to sprayed baking sheet and sprinkle with cheese or seeds if desired.
  9. Bake at 375 degrees F for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown.

Prep Time: 20 min | Bake Time: 20 min | 8 servings

Recipe and photo credit (used with permission): Rhodes International -