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How to Bake Bacon
Learn how to bake bacon.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Preheat your oven to 400 degrees. Line a cookie sheet with foil, you can leave the foil a little crinkled so the grease doing pool under the bacon.
Do not use a flat cookie sheet, use a bar pan. A flat cookie sheet will get you a mess in your oven, as the grease forms it will drip down the pan.
Lay out bacon one strip at a time on the cookie sheet. The bacon should not touch. You can leave about a quarter inch between of space between each slice of bacon.
Place cookie sheet with bacon into the oven and bake for 15-17 minutes. When the bacon is browned and crispy, you will drain it on paper towels. Now wasn't that easy?
What to do with all of this bacon goodness
- You can precook bacon for a whole week on the weekend, and simply reheat just before serving.
- Store cooked bacon in an airtight plastic bag, and use as you like
- Be sure to save the bacon grease for cooking in other recipes.
Calories: 236kcal | Carbohydrates: 0g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 37mg | Sodium: 375mg | Potassium: 112mg | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 20IU | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 0.2mg