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How to Bake Bacon Just like Oma

Here's how to bake bacon, aka gebackener Speck,  - the easy way to make lots of bacon without the mess! It's the easiest way I know how to cook bacon, especially without the splatter.

Prep Time

10 minutes

Cook Time

20 minutes

Total Time

30 minutes

Servings:

Makes 1 pound "fried" bacon

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound bacon, preferably thick-sliced

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Using stoneware cookie sheet (or foil-lined metal sheet) with edges, lay bacon in non-overlapping rows.
  3. Bake for about 20 minutes or until done. If using thin-sliced bacon, check around 15 minutes.
  4. Remove bacon to paper-towel lined plate to drain fat.
  5. ENJOY!

Notes/Hints:

  • Pour the accumulated fat from the baking sheet into a container and keep in the fridge. Perfect for frying meat, eggs, or to add a bacon flavor to other dishes.

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