- Bagel and Lox: Slice bagel in half and toast. Combine cream cheese and chopped dill. Spread on the bagel slices and top with smoked salmon slices, thinly sliced red onion, and capers.
- Pizza Bagels: Slice bagel in half and toast. Spread your favorite marinara sauce over the surface, top with shredded mozzarella cheese and your favorite toppings. Place on a baking tray and bake until the cheese has melted.
- Bagel Chips: slice bagels into thin rounds to resemble chips. Brush the rounds with olive oil, place on a baking sheet, and lightly sprinkle shredded parmesan on top. Bake at 325°F for about 10-15 minutes, or until golden brown. Serve with spreadable cheese or dips or your choice.
- Bagel Bread Pudding: cut stale cinnamon raisin bagels into cubes to make 3 cups. In a bowl, combine 1 cup milk, 2 eggs, 1/3 cup brown sugar, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract. In small ramekins or one baking dish, add cubed bagels, chocolate chips to taste, and the mixture evenly. Add a pad of butter on top and bake at 350°F for 30-35 minutes, or until golden brown and the custard is set.