French Bread Pizza Bites Recipe — Simple and Fun!

We at Kids Activities Blog love simple, quick and easy meals. That’s why these French Bread Pizza Bites stole our hearts! Kids love pizza, but busy moms don’t always have loads of time to knead out a home-made pizza crust. We’ve got the whole family covered in this recipe!

French Bread Pizza Bites - easy family meal - Kids Activities Blog
Let’s make french bread pizza bites for dinner!

Let’s make French Bread Pizza Bites recipe

Kids will love the pizza part of it, dad will love how quickly he gets dinner and mom will love the minimal prep, clean-up and baking time involved. Everyone wins with these munchies!

These pizza bites are also a great activity to let your kids join in on. My six kiddos always sit around our large table and wait to do their part. One child spreads on the sauce, the other kids sprinkle on mozzarella cheese and any other additional toppings they enjoy.  Each can decide which toppings to add.

Ready to try this fun and simple recipe? You’re in luck, because we’re sharing all the yummy secrets of French Bread Pizza today!

This article contains affiliate links.

French Bread Pizza Bites Ingredients

  • 1 14 oz. jar of your favorite pizza sauce or be adventurous and make your own.
  • 1 large loaf of french bread or two medium-sized loaves
  • 4 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Pepperoni (optional)
  • Dried mushrooms (optional)
  • Diced onions ( optional)
  • Parmesan cheese (optional, but highly recommended.)

Instructions to make French Bread Pizza Bites

Step 1

Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.

Step 2

Then, slice french bread in half, vertically and horizontally.

Step 3

Now, spread the pizza sauce onto the bread.

French Bread Pizza Bites - make with kids - Kids Activities Blog. 4th step image shows cheese topped in the pizza
Add cheese and any additional toppings you like!

Step 4

Next, add your cheese. Also, add any additional toppings.

Step 5

Place pizza loaves on a cookie sheet and bake until the bread is crusty and the cheese is melted.

Step 6

Once the pizza is done baking, remove from oven and let cool for about 5 minutes.

Step 7

Then, use a bread knife and cut into small, bite-sized pieces. Serve with extra pizza sauce for dipping.

our experience making french bread pizza bites

This pizza recipe is also perfect for kid parties as they are already cut into kid-friendly pieces and are the perfect finger food! Plus, you can fit a whole lot of bites onto one large party tray and save space for cake, chips and other party food.

The french bread adds a fun crunch that you don’t get with a traditional, doughy pizza.  

Yield: 6 servings

Simple French Bread Pizza Bites Recipe

french bread pizza bites

This french bread pizza recipe will be your family's favorite! It's simple and very quick to do! Kids can help in making by sprinkling cheese and all other toppings they love!

Prep Time 12 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Additional Time 6 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 14 oz. jar of your favorite pizza sauce or be adventurous and make your own.
  • 1 large loaf of french bread or two medium-sized loaves
  • 4 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Pepperoni (optional)
  • Dried mushrooms (optional)
  • Diced onions ( optional)
  • Parmesan cheese (optional, but highly recommended.)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Then, slice french bread in half, vertically and horizontally.
  3. Now, spread the pizza sauce onto the bread.
  4. Next, add your cheese. Also, add any additional toppings.
  5. Place pizza loaves on a cookie sheet and bake until the bread is crusty and the cheese is melted.
  6. Once the pizza is done baking, remove from oven and let cool for about 5 minutes.
  7. Then, use a bread knife and cut into small, bite-sized pieces. Serve with extra pizza sauce for dipping.

What’s your secret for getting a home-made or semi-home-made pizza on the table in minutes? Try this recipe and comment down below on what your family thinks!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.