Bar Bacon Caramel Popcorn

Preparation info
  • Makes about

    12 cups

    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Bacon Bible

By Peter Sherman and Stephanie Banyas

Published 2019

  • About

We serve bowls of this gratis at the bar at BarBacon. Salty and sweet. Customers don’t know what to make of it, so they just keep eating—and thus, keep drinking. Mission accomplished.


  • 1 tablespoon canola oil, plus more for popping the corn
  • 6 thick slices bacon, cut crosswise into ¼-inch (6-mm) pieces


Preheat the oven to 250°F (120°C). Line a sheet pan with parchment paper. Put the oil and bacon in large Dutch oven and cook over medium heat, turning once, until golden brown and crisp and the fat ha