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homemade bagel bites

The new school year is coming up so quickly! Pretty soon there will be homework to do, papers to sign, and outfits to pick out. And you also know that when your kids get home from school, the first place they go is the fridge.

By keeping easy snacks in the freezer or fridge, you’ll be able to satisfy their hunger quickly (and likely more healthily than making a pit stop at the drive-thru, for example).

These homemade bagel bites are just like the ones you’d find in your grocery freezer section except better. You can use fresher ingredients and make your pizzas just how you like them (and you can always find B1G1 sales on bagels, cheese, etc.). Make a bunch at one time, freeze them, and pop them in your oven when your kids are ready to eat.

bagel bites

Homemade Bagel Bites


  • mini bagels, sliced in half
  • marinara sauce
  • shredded mozzarella cheese
  • pepperoni, cut into small pieces
  • any additional toppings you'd like to add (red pepper flakes, onions, sausage, peppers, etc.)


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  2. On a baking sheet lined with aluminum foil, arrange the bagel halves sliced side up.
  3. Add your desired amount of marinara sauce, shredded cheese, and pepperoni on top.
  4. Bake for 15 minutes or until the bagels are slightly crisp and the cheese is melted.
  5. Let cool slightly before eating.
  6. If you want to freeze some, bake them first and allow them to cool. Place them in a sealed container or storage bag and reheat them in the oven when ready to eat.

These homemade bagel bites are just like the ones you'd find in your grocery freezer section except fresher, tastier, and healthier.

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    • http://savinsource.blogspot.com/ Suemh

      I have done the same thing with hamburger buns for many years. They were always a big hit at my children’s birthday parties.