The easiest way to cook bacon is to cook bacon in the oven. There’s no need to flip the bacon over. You can cook large batches of bacon at once. Cleanup is easy and there’s no splatter or mess.
My family has always loved bacon. But for years I did not love cooking it. In fact I disliked frying bacon so much that it was rare that I cooked it at all. I hate the splatter and mess that comes with cooking bacon on the stove. I don’t mind bacon cooked in the microwave but it takes a long time to do a pound, plus it can still be messy. The easiest way to cook bacon is to cook bacon in the oven.
Why would you want to cook bacon in the oven? There are a number of reasons why. Cooking bacon in the oven is great, particularly if you are cooking a large batch. There are other benefits to cooking bacon in the oven as well. Cleanup is easy, all you need to do is remove the foil from the baking sheet. There’s no splatter or mess. There’s no need to flip the bacon over. For those who consider appearance important, the bacon comes out in flat pieces instead of curly ones. I haven’t fried bacon since I started cooking it in the oven. I no longer mind cooking bacon. Here’s how I cook bacon in the oven.
How To Cook Bacon In The Oven, The Easiest Way To Cook Bacon
This recipe contains instructions on how to cook one pound of bacon.
- 2x baking sheets with an edge
- aluminum foil
- 1 lb bacon
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees f.
Line each of the baking sheets with aluminum foil, allowing a little extra foil on each edge so the inner edges of the sheet aren’t visible.
Place the bacon slices next to each other on the baking sheets, trying not to let them overlap.
Bake the bacon for 12 to 20 minutes, depending on your oven and how crispy you like your bacon.
Remove the bacon from the foil sheet when it’s done cooking and blot with a paper towel.
To clean up let the baking sheet cool a little and then remove the foil and throw it away.
What’s your favorite way to cook bacon?
- 1 lb bacon