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Herb Bagel Bites USDA Recipe for Child Care Centers

Age Group: Ages 3-5
Serving Size: 25-50
Garlic and basil transform ordinary bagels into an extraordinary snack.
1 oz eq grains
Team Nutrition CACFP Easy Recipe Project
3 from 1 vote

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Prep Time 45 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes


  • Wash hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Preheat oven to 400 °F.
  • Cut each bagel in half (if not already pre-sliced). Then cut each half into three pieces.
  • Place margarine in a microwave safe bowl. Melt in the microwave for 10 seconds at a time until completely melted.
  • Add garlic powder and basil to melted margarine. Stir.
  • Place bagel pieces in a large bowl and toss with seasoned margarine.
  • Place on ungreased sheet pan (18” x 26” x 1”) and toast, about 7–8 minutes.
    For 25 servings, use 1 pan.
    For 50 servings, use 2 pans.
  • Serve 2 Herb Bagel Bites. Serve immediately, or keep warm at 140 °F or higher.


Nutrition Facts
Herb Bagel Bites USDA Recipe for Child Care Centers
Amount Per Serving 2 Herb Bagel Bites
Calories 118 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 171mg7%
Total Carbohydrate 16g5%
Dietary Fiber 2g8%
Total Sugars 2g2%
Protein 3g6%
Calcium 53mg5%
Iron 1mg6%
*Marketing Guide


  • Contains wheat (bagel). Bagels can be a hidden source of common allergens
    which include, milk, peanuts, tree nuts, eggs, fish, shellfish, soy, wheat, and
  • Sesame can appear as an ingredient in foods where it might not be expected
    (bagels) and may be included in ingredient statements as “spice” or
  • If using fresh basil, gently wash under running water before cutting.
  • The symbol indicates the recipe is whole grain-rich.
  • Creditable grains contribution calculated using the Recipe Analysis Workbook,
    Method A.
Yield / Volume
25 Servings:
1 lb 9½ oz
50 Herb Bagel Bites
50 Servings:
3 lb 3⅓ oz
100 Herb Bagel Bites