How To Bake Bacon – All Kinds of Ways to Cook Bacon

How to bake bacon is not an uncommon question. And there are a lot of ways to do it too. Microwave, skillet, even deep-fried.

I wanted figure out the way to make the best bacon possible, so I pulled out all the stops and put together what you find here – all the best ways bake bacon we could find.

So Take a look and pick a couple ideas and try them! There are so many yummy ideas here that you really should take time to try them all.

Let us know what you think!

Cinnamon Bun Bacon

Looking for a a desert bacon idea? Then you definitely need to give this a shot. You may have not heard of this one before – my friend Raun suggest that you wrap a slice of bacon inside a cinnamon roll before you bake them.

Hershey Chocolate Bacon

We’re running with the desert bacon ideas here. My friend Ben Floyd gave me this idea, and I have to say this tasted amazing. Flat iron bake it and then let it cool, and then dip in Hershey chocolate and place it in the fridge.

Crispy and Delicious Bacon

This idea is actually the way my wife does it. Run the bacon under water and then pat it dry. Then put on baking sheet and  bake for 20 minutes at 400 degrees. Comes out perfectly and it doesn’t shrink at all. Crispy and delicious!

Grilled Bacon

This one is from Cindy and it’s another way we do bacon – we LOVE to grill. Grill bacon directly on grill over indirect heat, using charcoal of course.

Bacon and mushrooms

Another great idea from Cindy is to fry bacon, mushrooms, and onions in cast iron skillet. Goes well with anything.

Pancake and Bacon Bites

Pour pancake mix and bacon bits into a muffin tin and bake to your desired doneness.

Bacon Wrapped Asparagus

Cindy has tons of great ideas and here is another winner. This is a perfect idea if you like grilling. Wrap your bacon around asparagus stalks and grill.

Bacon Sausage

There is a small Small Meat Market in Lockford, CA that makes a sausage with a bacon mix…just put on the grill.


Bacon-Pepper Mac and Cheese

Cook up some outstanding homemade macaroni and cheese – not the kind that comes in a box – and add in some bacon. Spice it up with some pepper jack cheese!


Chocolate topped peanut butter bacon bars

Back to bacon desert ideas. This one is a chocolate topped peanut butter bar with bacon inside, and bacon on top.


The Bacon Mat

Ever have one of those times where you want to make sure that every single bite of a sandwich has bacon on it? Then look no further because we have a fantastic solution.

Weave your bacon in to a mat, bake it on a baking sheet pan lined with aluminum foil to perfection then put it right on top of your sandwich.


Bacon Pancake Dippers

Who doesn’t love bacon and pancakes together? How about taking the next logical step and making pancakes with bacon baked right in? Cook up your bacon and add it to your pancakes as you cook them, and finish them off with some outstanding syrup to seal the deal.


Bacon Wrapped Avacados

Need a great low carb, paleo snack idea? How about bacon-wrapped avacados? If your mouth isn’t watering after this one, then you may want to check your pulse.


Grilled Bacon Wrapped Corn

Sprinkle corn with seasoning and wrap with 2 pieces of bacon. Wrap in foil and throw it on the grill. Sweet and savory!