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Apple Cinnamon Bagel Bites

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These Apple Cinnamon Bagel Bites make a quick breakfast or after school snack. They’re full of sweet spices and topped with oatmeal.
Apple Cinnamon Bagel Bites

It’s always a pleasure partnering with Thomas Breads to bring you new recipes!  Today, I’ve developed the perfect back to school quick fix breakfast that the whole family is going to love.

Apple Cinnamon Bagel Bites

Here are your ingredients to get started.  You’ll use Thomas 100% Whole Wheat Bagels.

Apple Cinnamon Bagel Bites

Use 2 whole Thomas Bagels, split and cut into 1/2 inch pieces.

Apple Cinnamon Bagel Bites

Slice one large apple.

Apple Cinnamon Bagel Bites

Cut into little cubes and add to hot skillet with melted butter.

Apple Cinnamon Bagel Bites

Add brown sugar and ground cinnamon.

Apple Cinnamon Bagel Bites

Apple Cinnamon Bagel Bites

Let apples cook for 2 minutes then add to bowl of cut bagels.

Apple Cinnamon Bagel Bites

Pour in your buttermilk.

Apple Cinnamon Bagel Bites

One large egg, a splash of vanilla and pinch of salt.

Apple Cinnamon Bagel Bites

Spoon bagel mixture into muffin cups that have been sprayed with cooking spray.

Apple Cinnamon Bagel Bites

Top each with pinches of oatmeal and brown sugar.

Apple Cinnamon Bagel Bites

Ready to bake!

Apple Cinnamon Bagel Bites

Soft apple cinnamon little bagel bites!

Apple Cinnamon Bagel Bites

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Apple Cinnamon Bagel Bites


Apple Cinnamon Bagel Bites

Apple Cinnamon Bagel BitesPrep time: 10 min | Cook time: 17 min | Total time: about 30 minutes min


  • 2 whole Thomas Breads 100% Whole Wheat Bagels, split
  • 1 large apple, cored and thinly chopped
  • 2 tablespoons butter, unsalted
  • 3 tablespoons light brown sugar, loosely packed
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • pinch kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup quick oats
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar, loosely packed


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. and spray 12 count muffin tin with cooking spray.
  2. Cut each bagel half into 1/2 inch pieces and place into large mixing bowl. Core and slice apple, cut into small pieces.
  3. Melt butter into medium skillet over medium heat. Add apples, brown sugar and cinnamon. Stir and cook for 2 minutes then pour over cut bagels and stir to combine.
  4. Add buttermilk, egg, vanilla and salt to bowl, stir to combine. Spoon bagel mixture into muffin tins about 3/4 full. Sprinkle each with pinches of oatmeal and brown sugar. Bake for 15-17 minutes until set. Remove and let cool for 15 minutes before transferring. Serve room temperature.

Makes 12 Servings

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  1. 1
    TidyMom says:

    Fabulous idea Jenny!! I could snack on these all day.

  2. 2

    What a perfect breakfast on the go! Although, I’d have a hard time stopping at just one….

  3. 3
    Deborah says:

    My kids would go crazy for these – what a fun idea!

  4. 4
  5. 5

    This is making me long for fall already. I could go for a plate of these on a chilly morning!

  6. 6

    Love these for a snack or breakfast or … 🙂 Such a great idea. Hope your summer is going well. Miss you, Jenny!

  7. 7

    These look delicious- and I think they’d make a good back-to-school breakfast too!

  8. 8
    Naomi says:

    Oh, my gosh, my little guy is going to love this! Such a fun idea, Jenny!

  9. 9

    I would never think to do this with bagels! so creative Jenny!

  10. 10
    Maria says:

    A perfect little bite sized snack!

  11. 11
    Diana H. says:

    Yum! I have decided that I need to stop coming on to this website because the food is too tempting. I’m excited to get to try this though it looks so yummy!

  12. 12

    Love how creative you are with these bites!!

  13. 13

    What a great idea!! I need to pick up some of those tasty bagels and give this a try! 🙂

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