This flavorful, yet incredibly easy Bacon popcorn is the perfect after school snack or a great choice of popcorn flavors for movie night. It’s only TWO ingredients and is made from scratch!

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Whether it’s movie night, or you’re just looking for a delicious snack, this Bacon Popcorn will hit the spot everytime.

Why Make This Recipe?

  • Everything is better with bacon and this easy popcorn recipe isn’t the exception – full of great bacon flavor throughout, you will want to make it again and again.
  • Only TWO easy ingredients – because one ingredient produces two of the needed items.
  • This popcorn recipe takes less than 10 minutes, and you can double or even triple the recipe, easily.
  • Make it your own and add your own seasonings, herbs and flavors to take it up another notch.
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Are you regularly hosting movie nights or game nights? This bacon popcorn recipe is perfect for your next family fun night!

What do you need for Bacon Popcorn?

This recipe only calls for two main ingredients, because one single ingredient actually provides two of the ingredients you use! You can also add salt and pepper for seasoning at the end for more flavor or even try bacon salt! It’s SO good!

  • Bacon
  • Popcorn Kernels

Please be sure and read the recipe carefully, because you will be using both the bacon and the bacon grease for this popcorn recipe. Salt & Pepper are optional.

Looking for more popcorn recipes?

If you love popcorn as much as we do, you might want to change up your popcorn recipes once in awhile and try one of these fun creations.

Whether it’s movie night, game night or a fun sleepover, this popcorn or any of the recipes listed are perfect! Why not make them all?

Easy Bacon Popcorn Recipe

How To Make Bacon Popcorn

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Bacon Popcorn

Nicole Cook
This flavorful, yet incredibly easy Bacon popcorn is the perfect after school snack or a great choice of popcorn flavors for movie night.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 8 minutes
Total Time 8 minutes
Course Appetizers, Snacks and Small Bite Recipes
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings
Calories 240 kcal


  • 3 tablespoons bacon grease  reserved from making the bacon
  • 3 strips bacon crumbled
  • ½ cups popcorn kernels
  • salt and/or pepper to taste or use bacon salt!


  • Add the bacon grease into a pot on your stove top. Heat on high and drop a couple (5) kernels into the grease. Cover.
  • As soon as they pop, add the rest of your popcorn kernels into the pot and replace the lid. Begin sliding the pot around on the stove, keeping the kernels moving inside the pot. Shake frequently.
  • When the popcorn seems sufficiently popped, pour the popcorn into a serving bowl, or individual serving bowls. Sprinkle the crumbled bacon on top of the popcorn, if you have more bacon grease, feel free to drizzle over to the top or add a little salt and/or pepper (or bacon salt) and eat and enjoy!


Calories: 240kcalCarbohydrates: 15gProtein: 4gFat: 18gSaturated Fat: 6gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 0.02gCholesterol: 21mgSodium: 126mgPotassium: 89mgFiber: 3gSugar: 0.2gVitamin A: 6IUCalcium: 2mgIron: 1mg
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