Herb Bagel Bites USDA Recipe for Family Child Care Centers

Age Group: Ages 6-18
Serving Size: 6
Garlic and basil transform ordinary bagels into an extraordinary snack.
1½ oz eq grains
Source: Team Nutrition CACFP Easy Recipe Project
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 23 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 medium bowl and toss with seasoned margarine.
  • Place on ungreased baking sheet and toast, about 7–8 minutes.
  • Serve 3 Herb Bagel Bites (½ bagel). Serve immediately, or keep warm at 140 °F or higher.


Nutrition Facts
Herb Bagel Bites USDA Recipe for Family Child Care Centers
Amount Per Serving 3 Herb Bagel Bites
Calories 163 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 241mg10%
Total Carbohydrate 24g8%
Dietary Fiber 4g17%
Total Sugars 3g3%
Protein 5g10%
Calcium 78mg8%
Iron 1mg6%
*Marketing Guide
Contains wheat (bagels). Bagels can be a hidden source of common allergens which include, milk, peanuts, tree nuts, eggs, fish, shellfish, soy, wheat, and sesame.
• 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 “flavoring.”
• 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