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How To Cook Perfect Bacon

If you've never cooked bacon in the oven, once you try it you'll never go back to cooking it on the stovetop again!
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword kitchen hack, oven baked bacon, perfect crispy bacon
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 16 minutes
Total Time 21 minutes
Servings 4 serving
Calories 473kcal


  • 1 lb Bacon
  • 1 brown paper bag
  • 1 sheet parchment paper
  • 1 baking sheet


  • Lay the paper bag on the baking sheet and top with parchment paper.
  • Lay the bacon strips in a single layer across the sheet.
  • Place pan into a cold oven and turn on to 400 degrees.
  • Bake for about 16 minutes for nicely crisp bacon, adjusting time to fit your tastes.
  • Remove pan from oven and transfer bacon to paper towels to drain.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 473kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 45g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 75mg | Sodium: 751mg | Potassium: 225mg | Vitamin A: 42IU | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 1mg