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Movie night popcorn with a twist -- 5 ingredient Bacon Popcorn from KatiesCucina.com

Bacon Popcorn

Making popcorn at home is really easy and way more cost effective than the bagged variety.
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Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 1 minute
Cook Time: 7 minutes
Total Time: 8 minutes
Servings: 4 cups
Calories: 176kcal


  • 3 tbsp Coconut Oil
  • 1/2 cup Popcorn Kernels
  • 1 tsp Bacon Salt
  • 1/4 tsp table salt
  • 1 tbsp bacon bits optional


  • In a large cast iron pot heat the coconut oil on high until melted. Then reduce the heat down to medium. Add the 1/2 cup of popcorn kernels and place the lid on top of the pot (leaving it slightly cracked open). It will take about 5 minutes until you start hearing the kernels begin to pop. Set a timer for 2 minutes. Let the kernels pop. Remove from heat at the 2 minute mark and shake the pot slightly. Once you don't hear the kernels popping any longer remove the lid.
  • Season hot popcorn with one teaspoon bacon salt and 1/4 teaspoon table salt. Mix well and enjoy immediately. *To give the popcorn an extra bacon treat add one tablespoon of bacon bits on top of the popcorn.


*Do not remove the lid while the oil and kernels are popping you will have popcorn explosion on your stove top--take it from me. Don't be tempted and just let the kernels cook.


Calories: 176kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Sodium: 759mg | Potassium: 56mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Iron: 1mg
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