Homemade Pizza Bagels

PEPPERONI PIZZA BAGELS

makes 10

  • 5 mini bagels, sliced in half
  • 1 cup marinara sauce
  • 1 ¬†1/4 cups shredded mozzarella
  • 8 slices pepperoni, divided

Finely chop 6 pepperoni slices and set aside. Take 3 slices pepperoni and cut into quarters. Lay sliced bagels out on a baking sheet for easy assembly. Place a quarter slice of pepperoni over the hole of each sliced mini bagel. Top with 1-2 tablespoons marinara sauce, followed by 2 tablespoons mozzarella. Finish each bagel with about a tablespoon full of chopped pepperoni. Cover bagels with plastic wrap and freeze for a minimum of two hours. Remove from the freezer and wrap tightly in freezer bags. To bake, preheat oven to 400F. Cook pizza bagels on a baking sheet for 14-15 minutes, until cheese is bubbling and edges are golden.

GREEK PIZZA BAGELS

makes  10

  • 5 mini bagels, sliced in half
  • 1 cup pesto
  • 13 spinach leaves
  • 1 1/4 cups shredded mozzarella
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta
  • 10 marinated artichoke hearts
  • 3 tablespoons chopped sun-dried tomatoes

Lay sliced bagels out on a baking sheet for easy assembly. Place a small piece of spinach over the hole of each sliced mini bagel. Top with 1-2 tablespoons pesto, followed by a whole spinach leaf. Top with 2 heaping tablespoons of mozzarella and finish each bagel with 1 artichoke heart, a sprinkle of feta cheese and sun-dried tomatoes. Cover bagels with plastic wrap and freeze for a minimum of two hours. Remove from the freezer and wrap tightly in freezer bags. To bake, preheat oven to 400F. Cook pizza bagels on a baking sheet for 14-15 minutes, until cheese is bubbling and edges are golden.

**If you plan on making pizza bagels from fresh/not frozen pizza bagels, reduce cooking time to 10-12 minutes.**