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Perfect Oven-Baked Bacon

How to make crispy bacon the best way: in the oven!
Prep Time 2 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4


  • Baking sheet
  • Parchment paper
  • Wire rack
  • Tongs


  • 8 ounces bacon


  • Preheat the oven to 400°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and place a wire rack on top.
  • Arrange the bacon on the wire rack, making sure none of the pieces overlap.
  • Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, until crispy on all sides.
  • Let the bacon cool for about 5 mintues on the rack before serving. Save the bacon grease on the baking sheet for cooking other dishes.
Keyword bacon