How to Cook Bagel Bites

The 4 Best Ways to Cook Bagel Bites 2023

Bagel Bites are bite-sized snacks with a base made of miniature fresh bagel and various pizza-like toppings. The best cooking method for Bagel Bites is in an air fryer. This article also looks at how to cook Bagel Bites in a microwave, oven, and toaster oven.

Bagel Bites Cook Times

Cooking times for Bagel Bites vary depending on the method, flavor, and quantity of Bites. Use the suggested times and portion sizes below as a guide.

Microwave

Oven

Toaster Oven

Air Fryer

4 pieces

55 seconds

12 minutes

14–16 minutes

5–7 minutes

9 pieces

2 minutes 10 seconds

12–14 minutes

14 minutes

5–7 minutes

12 pieces

2 minutes 15 seconds

14 minutes

14 minutes

5–7 minutes

20 pieces

4 minutes 10 seconds

14–16 minutes

20–22 minutes

5–7 minutes

24 pieces

4 minutes 30 seconds

14–16 minutes

22–24 minutes

5–7 minutes

How to Cook Bagel Bites (Oven, Microwave, & Other)

There are four ways to cook Bagel Bites. The fastest is to warm them up in the microwave. However, they become soft and lose their crispy texture after microwaving. For a crispy snack, the best cooking method for Bagel Bites is to use the air fryer.

Preheating your air fryer takes 5 minutes, and the cooking time for the Bites is also faster when using an air fryer than when using an oven or toaster oven.

How to Cook Bagel Bites in a Microwave

Bagel Bites in a Microwave

For a quick snack and softer bagels, warm up the frozen Bagel Bites in the microwave.

Temperature: On high power (1100 Watt)

Cook Time: 55 seconds to 2 minutes 10 seconds

Directions:

  1. Open the Bagel Bites box and remove the crisping tray
  2. Remove the plastic covering
  3. Turn the crisping tray so that the shiny side is facing up
  4. Place it on your microwave tray
  5. Place the Bites half an inch apart on the shiny side of the crisping tray
  6. Cook the Bites on a high setting for 55 seconds to 2 minutes 10 seconds, depending on how many portions you want to prepare
  7. Let the Bites cool in the microwave for a minute, and then remove the tray using oven mitts
  8. Serve and enjoy

Microwave time will depend on the flavor of the Bagel Bites and the quantity you want to make:

  • Mozzarella: Bake 4 pieces for 55 seconds or 12 pieces for 3 minutes
  • Three Cheese: Bake 4 pieces for 55 seconds, 9 pieces for 2 minutes 10 seconds, or 12 pieces for 2 minutes 15 seconds
  • Cheese & Pepperoni or Cheese, Sausage & Pepperoni: Bake 4 pieces 55 seconds, 9 pieces for 2 minutes 30 seconds, or 12 pieces for 3 minutes

How to Cook Bagel Bites in a Convection Oven

Bagel Bites in a Convection Oven

Oven baking Bagel Bites from frozen doesn’t add to their calorie content. Simply place the Bites on the tray and bake.

Temperature: 425℉

Cook Time: 12 minutes for 4 pieces

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 425℉
  2. Choose a baking tray with shallow sides and line your baking tray with a baking sheet
  3. Open the Bagel Bites box and arrange the Bites on the tray. Place each bite half an inch apart to ensure the Bites cook evenly
  4. When the oven has heated up to 425℉, place the baking tray with the Bagel Bites on the upper-middle oven rack
  5. Set the timer and let the Bagel Bites bake
  6. Remove the Bagel Bites from the oven after about 12 minutes
  7. Let the Bagel Bites cool on a cooling rack for a minute, and then serve

The baking time will depend on the flavor and quantity:

  • Mozzarella: Bake 12–24 pieces for 14 minutes
  • Three Cheese: Bake 4–9 pieces for 12 minutes; bake 12–20 pieces for 14 minutes
  • Cheese & Pepperoni or Cheese, Sausage & Pepperoni: Bake 4 pieces for 12 minutes, 9–12 pieces for 14 minutes, and 20 pieces for 16 minutes

How to Cook Bagel Bites in a Toaster Oven

Bagel Bites in a Toaster Oven

For a crispy snack, bake the frozen Bagel Bites in a toaster oven.

Temperature: 400℉

Cook Time: 12–14 minutes

Directions:

  1. Preheat the toaster oven to 400℉
  2. While the toaster oven heats to the desired temperature, open the Bagel Bite box and place the Bites half an inch apart on a baking tray
  3. When the toaster oven reaches the desired temperature, place the tray with the Bites in the oven
  4. Bake the Bagel Bites for about 14 minutes
  5. Once the Bites are ready, remove the tray from the toaster oven
  6. Place the tray on a cooling rack
  7. Let the Bagel Bites cool for a minute and serve

The baking time will vary based on the flavor and quantity:

  • Mozzarella: Bake 4 pieces for 12 minutes or 12 pieces for 16 minutes
  • Three Cheese: Bake 4 pieces for 12 minutes, 9 pieces for 14 minutes, or 12 pieces for 16 minutes
  • Cheese & Pepperoni or Cheese, Sausage & Pepperoni: Bake 4 pieces for 12 minutes, 9 pieces for 14 minutes, or 12 pieces for 18 minutes

How to Cook Bagel Bites in an Air Fryer

Bagel Bites in an Air Fryer

For a crispy snack, cook Bagel Bites in an air fryer.

Temperature: 380℉

Cook Time: 5–7 minutes

Directions:

  1. Preheat the air fryer to 380℉
  2. Place the frozen Bagel Bites on the air frying tray half an inch apart when the air fryer reaches the desired temperature
  3. Cook the Bites for 5–7 minutes, or when the Bakel Bites are golden brown
  4. Remove the tray and leave the Bites to cool
  5. Serve

The cooking time for the Bagel Bites will vary depending on the quantity and flavor:

  • Mozzarella or Three Cheese: Bake 9 pieces for about 5 minutes
  • Cheese & Pepperoni or Cheese, Sausage & Pepperoni: Bake 9 pieces for 5–7 minutes

Cooking Bagel Bites: Tips & Information

There are various ways to cook and enjoy Bagel Bites.

Cook or bake Bagel Bites from frozen as there’s no need to let them thaw first. If the Bagel Bites have pepperoni or sausage toppings, ensure the meat doesn’t overcook or burn. Let the Bites cool down for a minute before serving. Serve Bagel Bites with a Ranch, BBQ, or sriracha sauce.

As a snack, serve Bagel Bites with other savory snacks, like tortilla chips, Cheez-It, nuts or trail mix, Bagel Dogs, or mozzarella sticks, for movie night or as a snack food on poker night. Or put Bagel Bites in your lunch box along with yogurt, chips, and raw julienne veggies. Alternatively, plan a picnic lunch with Bagel Bites, chips, fruit salad, mini BLT sandwiches, and other finger food.

Enjoy Bagel Bites with a fresh garden salad or roasted vegetables and cream cheese for a meal. Or serve Bagel Bites with your BBQ corn on the cob, hot dogs, and burger patties.

Nutritional Information for Bagel Bites

The nutritional information for Bagel Bites’ according to flavor are as follows:

Amount/100 grams

% of Daily Value*

Amount/100 grams

% of Daily Value*

Amount/100 grams

% of Daily Value*

Amount/100 grams

% of Daily Value*

Calories per serving

200 kCal

210 kCal

190 kCal

170 kCal

Total Fat

5 g

8%

6 g

9%

5 g

8%

4 g

6%

Saturated Fat

0 g

0%

0 g

0%

0 g

0%

0 g

0%

Trans Fat

0 g

0 g

0 g

0 g

3%

Cholesterol

10 mg

3%

15 mg

5%

15 mg

5%

10 mg

0%

Sodium

0 g

0%

0 g

0%

0 g

0%

0 g

9%

Total Carbohydrates

32 g

11%

33 g

11%

27 g

9%

27 g

4%

Dietary Fiber

2 g

2 g

8%

1 g

1 g

Sugars

0 g

0 g

0 g

0 g

Protein

0 g

0%

0 g

0%

0 g

0%

0 g

0%

Vitamin A

0%

0%

0%

0%

Vitamin C

0%

0%

6%

2%

Vitamin D

0%

0%

0%

0%

Calcium

100%

8%

8%

10%

Iron

0%

0%

0%

0%

Potassium

0%

0%

0%

0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Therefore, your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

The serving size for all Bagel Bites flavors are four Bites.

Bagel Bite Background and Flavors

Bagel Bites were invented in Florida by Bob Mosher and Stanley Garczynski. They sold their company to John Labatt Co. In 1991, Heinz bought a large share of the company. To this day, Heinz still owns the Bagel Bites brand.

Bagel Bites are available in four flavors and come in the following packet sizes:

  • Three Cheese: 9, 18, 24, or 40 in a box
  • Cheese & Pepperoni: 9, 18, 24, 40, 54, or 72 in a box
  • Cheese, Sausage & Pepperoni: 9, 18, 40, or 72 in a box
  • Mozzarella Cheese: 72 in a box

Buy your favorite Bagel Bites at Target, Walmart, ShopRite, Amazonfresh, Albertsons, and a few other grocers.

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