Bagel Pizzas

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Do your kids have any favorite foods? Bagel Pizzas have always been a favorite in our house. They are so simple to prepare that the kids could whip them up without supervision whenever the pizza cravings kicked in! No dough to let rise, just grab some bagels out of the refrigerator, pick your toppings and you’re ready to go…..

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I have  made homemade bagels in the past, but for this Bagel Pizzas recipe I decided to keep things nice and simple. I have a plan and all of this will make sense next week. Just pretend you’re ten years old and keep playing along! 😉

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How to make Bagel Pizzas:

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or silpat liner and set aside. Separate/split your bagels in two and place them on the baking sheet…..

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Spread pizza sauce on each bagel slice…..

Bagel Pizzas sauce cookingwithcurls.com

Use as much sauce as you like, there are no rules with this recipe. Now you have some choices here: you can grate a block of mozzarella cheese, or you can use fresh mozzarella slices…..

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and break them apart with your fingers. I used one slice of cheese for each bagel slice, then top with your pepperoni slices…..

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and/or sliced olives…..

Bagel Pizzas olives cookingwithcurls.com

You could also use sliced mushrooms, diced bell peppers, onions, whatever your family likes on their pizzas. Next, top each pizza with grated Parmesan cheese…..

Bagel Pizzas Parmesan cookingwithcurls.com

And bake for 15 to 20 minutes, until the cheese is melted and bubbling…..

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Cute little pizzas with each family member’s favorite toppings in less than 30 minutes!! How awesome is that?

If you are feeling a bit more adventurous, these Pepperoni Pizza Muffins are a favorite as well…..

These light and fluffy Pepperoni Pizza Muffins are super easy to make and everyone loves them! cookingwithcurls.com

Feeling wild and crazy? How about Meat Lovers Pizza Rolls…..

Meat Lover's Pizza Rolls with Homemade Pizza Sauce are for a fun twist on pizza night!! cookingwithcurls.com

You can find a large collection of pizza recipes down below by clicking on Pizza under Categories. 🙂

Any form of pizza is a favorite in our family!


Bagel Pizzas make a quick and easy lunch cookingwithcurls.com

Bagel Pizzas

Bagel Pizzas make a quick and easy lunch or after school snack!
5 from 1 vote
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Course: Main Course, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bagel, sauce, pepperoni, recipe, cheese, snack, lunch
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4 Servings
Calories: 604kcal
Author: Lisa Johnson


  • 4 bagels -sliced in half plain, egg, whole wheat
  • ½ cup pizza sauce
  • 8 ounces mozzarella cheese
  • 36 slices pepperoni or as many are needed
  • ½ cup sliced olives drained
  • ¼ cup Parmesan cheese


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper/silpat liner, set aside.
  • Split bagels in two and set them on the baking sheet.
  • Spread pizza sauce onto each bagel half.
  • Top with 1 ounce {one slice} of mozzarella cheese.
  • Arrange pepperoni slices on top of cheese.
  • Add sliced olives, or any other toppings.
  • Sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese and bake for 15 to 20 minutes, until cheese is melted and bubbling.
  • Allow to cool slightly {especially for little ones} and serve.


Calories: 604kcal | Carbohydrates: 59g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 67mg | Sodium: 1756mg | Potassium: 300mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 630IU | Vitamin C: 2.1mg | Calcium: 396mg | Iron: 2.4mg

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  1. I love that you have a whole Pinterest board devoted to pizza. We could “hang”! That fresh mozzarella is such a good idea – it tastes so delicious. I might add some basil from my garden now that I finally have some:)

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