Super Easy: Baking Bacon

READY IN: 1hr 35mins
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Recipe by AcadiaTwo

My daughter taught me to cook bacon with no splatter or mess on the stove top, by baking it instead. I use a 10"x15" jelly roll pan or the bottom of a broiling pan. I buy parchment paper for baking in rolls in bulk online, but you can get it at the supermarket or any cooking supply store. I bake 3 pounds of bacon at a time and freeze it in individual servings.

Top Review by Goldfishh

My mom uses a cooling rack inside a cookie sheet instead of parchment paper. Bacon is less greasy.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Line a 10"x15" jelly roll pan with parchment paper for cooking/baking.
  3. Place 8 slices of bacon across the short side of the jelly roll pan flat on top of the parchment paper.
  4. When the oven comes up to temperature, place the pan with the bacon on the middle shelf of the oven and bake for 15 minutes.
  5. When the 15 minutes is up, check the bacon.
  6. We like our bacon limp, but if you like it crispy, add more time, rechecking it every 1-2 minutes for desired doneness.
  7. Remove finished bacon to paper towels or brown paper and blot excess grease off bacon with paper towels.
  8. Drain bacon grease into a can.
  9. Repeat process until entire 3-pounds of bacon is cooked.
  10. Freeze in portion sized bags.

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