If you haven’t caught a glimpse of these rainbow bagels yet, you’ve probably been living under an Instagram rock. The Bagel Store in Brooklyn, NY has actually been making these technicolor masterpieces for over 20 years, but the world has just caught on. They’re crazy. They’re neon. And they’re actually really easy to make. So get your rubber gloves on, things are about to get colorful.

Rainbow Bagel with Funfetti Cream Cheese

  • Prep Time:15 minutes
  • Cook Time:15 minutes
  • Total Time:30 minutes
  • Servings:6 servings
  • Easy

    Ingredients

  • 2 packages premade biscuit dough
  • 4 bottles food coloring (different colors)
  • 1 tub cream cheese
  • Sprinkles
Photo by Max Bartick
Photo by Max Bartick
  • Step 1

    Separate biscuit dough into four equal pieces.

    GIF by Max Bartick
    GIF by Max Bartick
  • Step 2

    Add a different color food coloring to each piece of dough.

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    GIF by Max Bartick
  • Step 3

    Flatten each piece of dough to pancake size.

    GIF by Max Bartick
    GIF by Max Bartick
  • Step 4

    Stack the layers.

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    GIF by Max Bartick
  • Step 5

    Slice the stack into long strips.

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    GIF by Max Bartick
  • Step 6

    Roll the dough into a long cylinder and twist so the colors swirl.

    GIF by Max Bartick
    GIF by Max Bartick
  • Step 7

    Round the dough into a bagel shape.

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    GIF by Max Bartick
  • Step 8

    Egg wash the dough.

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    GIF by Max Bartick
  • Step 9

    Bake at 375ºF for 15 minutes.

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    GIF by Max Bartick
  • Step 10

    Mix cream cheese with sprinkles and smear onto bagel.

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    GIF by Max Bartick
  • Step 11

    Eat this beautiful thing.

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    GIF by Max Bartick