Listen, I'm not too fancy to admit that one of my favorite things as a kid were Pepperoni Bagel Bites Pizzas, and now we make them at home! ohsweetbasil.com

Listen, I’m not too fancy to admit that one of my favorite things as a kid were Pepperoni Bagel Bites Pizzas, and now we make them at home!

Listen, I'm not too fancy to admit that one of my favorite things as a kid were Pepperoni Bagel Bites Pizzas, and now we make them at home! ohsweetbasil.com

It’s a blast from the past and I’m feelin’ good! When I was a tween my mom and dad drug us to Costco one Saturday and unfortunately I had not yet learned how glorious Costco is so it seemed like nothing but a chore. I can literally picture the frozen foods aisle in my head.

Listen, I'm not too fancy to admit that one of my favorite things as a kid were Pepperoni Bagel Bites Pizzas, and now we make them at home! ohsweetbasil.com

Now I must back up a moment, there are 5 of us kids and we were spread incredibly far apart in ages. Like, super far apart. My parents really struggled with infertility and I was their miracle baby after they were told they would never have more children. The middle child truly is the best, right? Anyway, two more miracles showed up after me and poor mom must have been so tired chasing after all of us.Listen, I'm not too fancy to admit that one of my favorite things as a kid were Pepperoni Bagel Bites Pizzas, and now we make them at home! ohsweetbasil.com

Walking down the aisle my mom suddenly told my brother, sister and I would could each pick out something and our eyes became so big with excitement. I chose mozarella sticks, my brother chose pizza rolls and my sister, bagel bites. All three ended up being delicious and I’ve totally got to work my way through them each on the blog.

This is our favorite pizza sauce recipe. It's quick easy, and has a secret #ingredient that puts it over the top. ohsweetbasil.com

Cade and I are always trying to think up new ways to use our famous Pizza Sauce and when I passed by the mini bagels at the store I knew immediately that this pepperoni bagel bites pizzas recipe was meant to be.

Listen, I'm not too fancy to admit that one of my favorite things as a kid were Pepperoni Bagel Bites Pizzas, and now we make them at home! ohsweetbasil.com

Make our pizza sauce, open up the bagels, spread a little sauce and top with cheese. We buy bulk mozzarella, shred it up and freeze it in ziplocs. Then we use the pepperoni sticks, chopped into chunks because with that thick bagel bread you need the meat to be a little more substantial.

Listen, I'm not too fancy to admit that one of my favorite things as a kid were Pepperoni Bagel Bites Pizzas, and now we make them at home! ohsweetbasil.com

The really important part though, you can freeze these! We place them all on a big cookie sheet and pop them in the freezer for a couple of hours or over night then seal them up in freezer bags. When you’re ready to eat them just stick them on a pan in the oven and bake until done. I love quick and easy and especially freezer meals!

 Pepperoni Bagel Bites Pizzas

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Pepperoni Bagel Bites Pizzas
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Serves: 24 halves
 
Little mini bagels turned into pizzas that are easy to freeze, perfect for appetizers or snacks and even dinner!
Ingredients
  • 1 Package Mini Bagels
  • Our Favorite Pizza Sauce
  • 1 Pepperoni Stick, cut in small chunks about ¼"
  • 2 Cups Mozzarella Cheese, shredded
  • 1 Teaspoon Italian Seasoning
Instructions
  1. Heat the oven to 450 degrees.
  2. Make the pizza sauce or buy your own.
  3. Open each bagel and lay it on the cookie sheet. Spread a little sauce, about one spoonful on each bagel. Sprinkle cheese over each bagel and top with pepperoni. Repeat for all bagels. Sprinkle a pinch of Italian seasoning over everything and bake for a few minutes or until the cheese is hot and bubbly.
Notes
To freeze, place the pizzas on a cookie sheet and pop them in the freezer for 2-3 hours. Remove to freezer bags and store in the freezer until you need a snack or quick lunch. You can also pop them in the microwave and then in a thermos for hot pizza school lunch!

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