How to Cook Bacon in the Oven

Baking bacon in the oven has never been more easy or delicious. This simple 'cooking bacon in the oven' technique gives you light, crispy, buttery slices of bacon without all the mess. 

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword bacon, bacon in the oven, how to cook bacon in the oven
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 10 slices bacon
Calories 91 kcal
Author Lauren


  • 10 slices bacon
US Customary - Metric


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Line a sided baking sheet with foil and place cooling racks into the pan. Lightly spray with nonstick cooking spray.

  2. Line bacon slices onto rack and bake 15-20 minutes, depending on the desired texture. Remove from oven, cool 2 minutes and serve warm.

Nutrition Facts
How to Cook Bacon in the Oven
Amount Per Serving
Calories 91 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 14mg5%
Sodium 145mg6%
Potassium 43mg1%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 10IU0%
Calcium 1mg0%
Iron 0.1mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.