A baking sheet or parchment paper? The best way to cook bacon in the oven is on parchment paper because it allows for an easy cleanup. Once you’re done and it’s cooled down, simply roll all that grease up into the center of the parchment paper and throw it away!
Furthermore, can you cook bacon on paper towel in the oven?
Alton Brown, though, had the smartest tip of them all. He also makes his bacon in the oven, but instead of using parchment paper or tin foil, he uses good ol’ paper towels on the bottom of the pan. They soak up the grease as it cooks, allowing the bacon to crisp evenly and release from the pan.
One may also ask, how do you cook bacon in the oven without making a mess?
- Use a 4 sided pan like a jelly roll pan.
- Line pan with tinfoil.
- Fold parchment paper to fit over tinfoil in pan. …
- Set oven to 400*.
- After lining pan lay strips of bacon on parchment paper.
- Put in preheated 400* for 15 minutes, I turn bacon over after 10 minutes.
- Take out when crispy & lay on paper towels.
How do you keep bacon from splattering in the oven?
The trick to cooking bacon in the oven with no mess, is first lining your baking sheets with foil, then layering a piece of parchment paper over the foil. When you cook bacon in the oven, the bacon strips stay flat and there is no grease spatter!
How to Cook Bacon in the Oven
- Preheat your oven to 400 degrees fahrenheit.
- Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
- Lay the bacon slices on the baking sheet.
- Cook the bacon for 18-20 minutes or until it’s as crispy as you’d like.
- Remove the bacon from the oven and transfer to a paper towel-lined plate.
Place pan in the cold oven. Heat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). Cook bacon for 14 minutes.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil. Arrange bacon on baking sheet in a single layer with the edges touching or slightly overlapping. Bake in preheated oven to desired degree of doneness, 10 to 15 minutes.
Oven baked bacon is easier to make, healthier, and produces better results than fried bacon (unless we’re talking about Air Fryer Bacon, of course).
Preparation. Heat the oven to 450 degrees. Arrange the bacon in a single layer on 2 aluminum foil-lined rimmed baking sheets, or, for extracrispy bacon, arrange on 2 wire racks set over 2 foil-lined rimmed baking sheets. Bake until the bacon is browned and starts to ripple, or to desired doneness, 10 to 20 minutes.
Line your sheet with parchment paper or aluminum foil because it keeps your bacon from sticking to the pan and it is easier to clean up afterward. You can use either but the one that’s my choice is the parchment paper.