Crispy Oven Bacon

  • Author: Christine Pittman
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: American


Cook an entire package of bacon (or more!) with very little effort. This method gets it nice and crispy. Perfect for a crowd.

Listen to me explain briefly about how to make this bacon, with some great tips along the way, by clicking the play button below:

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  • 1 (16 oz.) package of bacon that contains about 18 slices


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Arrange bacon on 1 or 2 large baking sheets in a single layer so that slices are not overlapping.
  3. Bake for 7-10 minutes. Drain off fat into a bowl.
  4. Cook until crisp, another 5-10 minutes, draining off fat whenever some accumulates.
  5. Transfer bacon to a plate lined with paper towel.
  6. Serve immediately.