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5 from 3 votes

Baked Brown Sugar Bacon Recipe

Baked Brown Sugar Bacon Recipe - The easy way to cook bacon is by baking it in the oven. Adding brown sugar makes this the best bacon ever!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Breakfast, Brunch, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baked brown sugar bacon, brown sugar baked bacon, how to bake bacon in the oven
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 271kcal
Author: Amanda Finks


  • 1 lb. sliced thick-cut bacon
  • 1/3 cup packed light brown sugar


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line a rimmed baking sheet with aluminum foil. Place a wire cooling rack in the baking dish.
  • Arrange the sliced bacon in an even layer on the wire rack.
  • Sprinkle the top of the bacon evenly with the brown sugar.
  • Bake for 14-20 minutes, until the bacon has reached your preferred crispiness.
  • Serve warm.



Serving: 1/8th of the recipe | Calories: 271kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 37mg | Sodium: 378mg | Potassium: 124mg | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 21IU | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 1mg