It is fair to say that I am a big pizza fan, and this pizza bagels recipe is so easy to follow, to give you a great twist on a favourite classic.

Pizza bagels recipe

Cheap to make, this pizza bagels recipe is also child-friendly, making it a great activity for a rainy day, half-term or the school holidays.

They take just a few minutes to prepare and cook, meaning you don’t have to wait ages for your food to be ready.

This recipe is also easy customisable so you can add whatever toppings you want, like pineapple (because yes, pineapple does deserve to be on pizza – it is also great in cocktails). They can be made vegetarian by replacing the pepperoni with vegetables, and you can easily add onion, peppers, sweetcorn or any of your other favourite pizza toppings to the mix.

Pizza bagels recipe

Pizza Bagels Recipe

Course Main Course, Snack
Cuisine American, Italian
Keyword child friendly, snacks


  • 3 Plain Thin Bagels
  • 100 g Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
  • 1 tbsp Tomato puree
  • 1 pack Pepperoni


  • Pre-heat the oven to 180C.
  • Slice Bagels in half.
  • Spread the tomato puree over each bagel half.
  • Sprinkle the mozzarella cheese over each bagel half.
  • Add the pepperoni.
  • Bake for 5 minutes or until the cheese has melted.
  • Serve & enjoy! 

Pizza bagels recipe

Quick to make, these are a total crowd pleaser too! This recipe is a great way to save money on kid’s birthday parties too.

Save even more money on this recipe

I can always find bagels reduced to 10p in our local Co-op (see supermarket reduction times) making these a thrifty lunch, dinner or snack. Look out for bagel reductions in your supermarket to save even more money on this recipe.

Freeze these pizza bagels

If you want to get ahead and spend some time batch cooking then you can make this pizza bagels recipe ahead of time and freeze them. Simply defrost and pop them in the oven for 3-5 minutes to warm through before serving.

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