• Saturday Night Snack Posted on January 20, 2013

    Tagged as: maple Men Recipe Salt sweet


    Saturday Night Snack Today is National Popcorn Day, celebrate with a bowl of Maple Bacon Popcorn!!

    Smoky bacon, sweet maple, and a kick of black pepper make for an entirely addictive bowl of popcorn.

    1 tsp. olive oil
    1 pound thick-cut bacon
    3/4 cup maple syrup
    1 tsp. fresh-ground black pepper
    ½ tsp. salt
    6 cups basic popcorn

    1. Preheat an oven to 350°. Heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add bacon strips and cook until crisp, turning occasionally. Remove bacon to a paper towel-lined plate; reserve 2 tablespoons bacon drippings.

    2. Crumble bacon. Toss bacon, drippings, maple syrup, black pepper, and salt with popcorn. Spread popcorn mixture in a single layer on a parchment-lined baking sheets and bake for 10 minutes, rotating trays halfway through, stirring occasionally. Serve hot.

    Recipe & photo courtesy of: http://www.saveur.com/article/Recipes/Maple-Bacon-Popcorn

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