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If you liked the rainbow bagel, you'll love this festive twist

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Colourful food has been making waves this year, with unicorn grilled cheese sandwiches, multicoloured toast toppings and the rainbow bagel (in both original and goth versions) lighting up the internet.

With so many eateries twigging that the bright food = more Instagram likes, it was inevitable that Christmas would bring festive twists on the vivid trend.


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Thus, Christmas rainbow bagels came into being to bring everyone an extra (bagel-shaped) dollop of festive joy this year.

Several companies are offering red, white and green bagels, such as New York’s The Bagel Store – already famous for its rainbow breads – which first sold the festive treat last Christmas and has brought it back for 2016:

The Official Bagel Of The North PoleπŸŽ„πŸ“· @drl88 *Only Available @ 754 Metropolitan Ave

A photo posted by The Bagel Store (@thebagelstore) on

Christmas bagel with red velvet cream cheese. #rainbowbagel #thebagelstore #christmasbagel #istillhateredvelvet

A photo posted by Bree Gregorio (@brewskibree) on

β˜ΊοΈπŸŽ„#TheBagelStore #ChristmasBagel #MapleBaconCreamCheese

A photo posted by Candace Gopaul (@ohcupcakesxx) on

Christmas bagels from the famous #thebagelstore !! #brooklyn #christmasbagel #canollicream

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Square Bar Cafe in San Diego is also selling festive sandwiches:

Tis the season πŸŽ„πŸŽ…πŸ» #christmasbagel

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Illinois’ Standard Market is in on the trend:

Season's eatings!

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And Bagels & Brew in Los Angeles calls its version the unicorn bagel:

Sleigh-gel πŸŽ…πŸΌπŸŽ„ #bagelsandbrew πŸ“·: @kristenbatista_

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We don’t know if we’d swap our classic bacon sarnie and Buck’s Fizz combo for a rainbow bagel come Christmas morning, but they’re definitely pretty to look at.

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