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How to Cook Bacon in the Oven

5 from 3 votes
Cooking bacon in the oven makes the crispiest bacon, with the least mess and with virtually no hands-on cooking time.
Servings 4
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Total Time 23 minutes


  • 1 package of bacon


  • Pre-heat oven to 400ºF Line a 12" x 18" sheet pan with parchment paper.
  • Lay out the bacon on the sheet pan.
  • Put bacon in the middle lower rack in the preheated oven and cook for 18-22 minutes, depending on how crispy you want your bacon!
  • Drain the bacon on a paper towel.
Course: How To
Cuisine: Gluten-free, Paleo, whole30
Author: Lexi