How to Bake Bacon. Jacqueline Weiss. Arina P Habich/Shutterstock. Say goodbye to splattering grease and overcrowded skillets. Baking bacon is a breeze. Every product is independently selected by our editors. If you buy something through our links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Perfect bacon every time! No skillet necessary! Bacon that has been baked in the oven makes less of a mess than frying bacon on the stove. It cooks more thoroughly and evenly and is not as greasy. How to make spectacular bacon, the easy way. Learn what pan to use, how long to cook it, and more, plus a tip for extra-crispy bacon. Jump to our recipe showing you How to Bake Bacon or read on to see our tips. Watch Us Make the Recipe. You Should be Baking Your Bacon, Here’s How. Baking bacon in the oven is easy, there’s no spluttering of oil and it makes crispy slices of bacon heaven. Of all the ways you can cook bacon, including on a skillet or griddle, in the microwave, or even in a deep-fryer, it turns out that the very best way of all is to bake it in the oven.Bacon is fatty, so it needs to be cooked slowly, at a low temperature, so that most (but not all) of the fat renders away while leaving the finished product crispy and golden brown. For the full How to Bake Bacon Recipe with ingredient amounts and instructions. How to Bake Bacon Perfectly Every Time - How to Cook Bacon in the Oven Inspired Taste. Loading.