Bacon Caramel Popcorn

Neckties are nice and all but how many can Dad really use? Here’s an unexpected homemade gift he can eat!

Surprise Dad with this delicious, simple Bacon Caramel Popcorn recipe.


  • 1 cup popcorn seeds
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 4 slices bacon, save the grease
  • 4 cups caramel corn
  • Salt and pepper to taste


Step 1: Microwave popcorn seeds in paper bag, with 1 tbsp of butter and a pinch of salt for 2–3 minutes. 

Step 2: While popcorn is poppin’ in the microwave, fry bacon to desired crispiness, chop it up and set aside. But save the leftover bacon grease!

Step 3: Pour popcorn and caramel corn into mixing bowl, drizzle with 2 tablespoons of leftover bacon grease and toss to coat. 

Step 4: Once coated in bacon-y goodness, you can add salt, pepper and the chopped bacon. Toss one more time (resist the urge to lick your fingers). 

Step 5: Enjoy!


Bacon not really dad’s thing? Try one of these Award-Worthy Popcorn Recipes!