How to Cook Bacon in the Oven
Showing you exactly how to cook bacon in the oven with step by step photos. This is the EASIEST way to cook perfectly crisp and perfectly straight bacon!
Turn the oven to 400°F. It’s important that your oven is fully pre-heated otherwise your bacon might stick to the pan.
Line a rimmed baking sheet with foil. Arrange bacon in a single layer with little to no overlap. If you want to cook a full package, use two sheet pans!
PREPARE BAKING SHEET
Once the oven is up to temperature, place the pan in the oven. Bake for 15-20 minutes. Bacon can go from perfect to over-done quickly, so start really paying attention at 15 minutes!
Transfer baked bacon to a paper towel-lined plate and allow excess grease to drain off.