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Oven Fried Bacon

Oven Fried Bacon

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword oven-fried-bacon
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 1
Author Melissa Sperka


  • 1 lb thick sliced bacon
  • 2 jellyroll pans or similar
  • parchment paper aluminum foil or oven rack fitted into the pan


  • Preheat the oven to 400°F. Line 2 jelly roll pans with parchment paper.
  • Alternatively, you can use heavy duty aluminum foil or fit the pan with an oven safe rack sprayed with cooking spray.
  • Arrange the bacon on the pan without touching.
  • Bake for 15-18 minutes. Adjust the baking time as needed based on the thickness of the bacon.
  • After baking remove from the pan to paper towels to drain.
  • Freeze the bacon drippings in an ice cube tray then store in a plastic bag.


Variations - Prior to baking:
1.) Sprinkle the bacon slices liberally with brown sugar
2.) Sprinkle with freshly ground black pepper
3.) Brush with pure maple syrup