this is how to cook bacon in the oven
Print Recipe
5 from 1 vote


Learning how to cook bacon in the oven is easy… You will never go back to making it in a skillet again!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Breakfast, Brunch
Cuisine: American
Servings: 16 servings
Calories: 118kcal
Author: Scott G


You will need the following:

  • Rimmed baking sheet
  • Aluminum foil
  • Tongs
  • Paper Towels
  • 1 LB Bacon 16 strips approx


  • Turn your oven to 400 degrees or 425 with convect
  • Line the baking sheet with foil.
  • Layer the bacon on the lined baking sheet.
  • Put the bacon in the oven while it is still preheating.
  • Set a timer for 15 minutes. Check the bacon.
  • Depending on your oven, you may need to turn the baking sheet once if you have hot spots.
  • Keep an eye on the bacon toward the end of cooking so it doesn’t burn.
  • Remove from the oven when cooked to your preference.
  • Using the tongs, remove the bacon and lay on the paper towels to absorb some of the grease.
  • Use in whatever delicious dish you are creating next!


Calories: 118kcal