Bagel chips, from Cheap Recipe Blog

I’m always on the lookout for good deals on food. Like:

  • Day-old bread at Jimmy John’s (they sell it for 50 cents!)
  • Fruit that is on the brink of being too old, which is sometimes highly discounted at the supermarket (I freeze it and add it to smoothies)
  • Day-old bagels at bagel shops

Awhile back, I experimented making bagel chips out of day-old bagels. I think I paid somewhere around $1.50 for six bagels.


I made them into bagel chips, and they were crispy, flavorful, and perfect for dipping.

Bagel Chips: Serving Suggestions

These bagel chips can be eaten on their own or with dip. Depending on the flavor of the bagel, you’ll want to choose an appropriate dip, such as:

These can also be eaten with soup or as croutons in a salad. Do you have additional serving ideas? Please share them below!

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Thin crust bagel pizzas

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Do you have additional uses for day-old bagels? I would love to hear them. Please comment below or send me a message on Facebook.

Bagel chips, from Cheap Recipe Blog

Homemade Bagel Chips Recipe

Yield: 3 cups
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

Feel free to add additional spices and seasonings to make these bagel chips even more tasty.


  • 2 bagels any flavor (I used everything bagels)
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • Fine grain sea salt


  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Cut bagels into small coins. Place in a large mixing bowl and toss with olive oil and sea salt.
  2. Place on a baking sheet and bake for 15 to 20 minutes, until the bagel chips are lightly toasted brown.

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