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Oven cooked bacon on parchment paper
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4.95 from 17 votes

How To Bake Bacon in the Oven

The most simple and mess free to get perfect bacon every single time
Course: Breakfast, Cooking Basics
Cuisine: American
Keyword: How to cook Bacon in the oven
Author: Larisha Campbell


  • 1 lb bacon


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Place bacon in a single layer on parchment paper on a baking sheet.*
  • Cook for 15-20 minutes for chewy bacon or 25-30 minutes for crispy bacon.
  • Remove from oven and place on a paper towel lined plate.



*or line a baking sheet with foil and top with a nonstick wire cooling rack.