Homemade Bagel Bites
Author: Nikki
These Homemade Bagel Bites are a great quick and easy lunch, dinner or after school snack. They throw together so easy and are fun for all ages to make and enjoy!
  • 1 dozen small bagels
  • 2 cups grated mozzarella cheese
  • 1 package small pepperonis, either the circle or the cubed
  • softened butter
Pizza sauce
  • 15 ounce cans tomato sauce
  • 3 ounce can tomato paste
  • 1 Tablespoons olive oil
  • ΒΌ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • ½ teaspoons oregano
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon basil
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon sugar
Pizza Sauce
  1. Combine all ingredients in sauce pan and bring to a boil over medium heat.
  2. Cover pan and reduce heat to low and simmer for 30 minutes.
To assemble
  1. Turn oven to broil.
  2. Line cook sheet with parchment paper or foil.
  3. Slice bagels and place on cookie sheet.
  4. Butter each bagel half and place baking sheet in oven and broil for a couple minutes until bagels toast up and start to brown. Watch closely as to not burn them. Remove from oven.
  5. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  6. Spoon sauce over the top and then sprinkle cheese over the sauce.
  7. Top with pepperonis.
  8. Bake for 10 minutes or until cheese is bubbly and melted.
Recipe by Chef in Training at https://www.chef-in-training.com/homemade-bagel-bites/