How Long To Smoke Bacon In Electric Smoker?

How long does it take to smoke bacon in a smoker?

2 to 3 hours

How do you smoke bacon strips in an electric smoker?


  • Preheat smoker/grill to 275F. Use pecan wood (or whichever would you prefer)
  • Lay out eight strips of bacon on either parchment paper or aluminum foil.
  • Place bacon on cooling rack/Bradley rack and put in smoker for 45 minutes.
  • Remove from smoker, carefully pulling off the cooling rack.

How long does it take to cook bacon at 225?

1) Lay the slices out on sheet pans and Cold Smoke it, any temp < 200°F, for 1 to 2 hours then fry it to the desired crispness. 2) Lay it out on pans that will hold the rendering fat and Hot Smoke it at 225°F or hotter to the desired crispness. This will take about 2-3 hours or less as the temp goes up.

How long should I cold smoke bacon?

Generally when cold smoking you’ll need to do about 6 hours to get a good hint of smoke in your meat. You can do much longer and if you need to break it down into two sessions – for example cold smoke for 4-5 hours and then do another 4-5 hours the next day (returning to the fridge in between).