Bacon Caramel Kettle Corn

With football season in full swing and fall camping season underway, making the perfect fall appetizer is always a top priority. Kettle corn is always sweet, salty, and delicious, and topped with bacon? There’s never a bad recipe if it’s topped with bacon! So try this recipe out at your next gathering or when the family is ready to munch on something delicious at the campsite!

Ingredients:

1 pack Pop Secret Sweet ‘n Crunchy Caramel
1 pack Pop Secret Sweet ‘n Crunchy Kettlecorn
1/4 cup butter
1/2 cup corn syrup
1 cup packed brown sugar
7 oz sweetened condensed milk
1/8 tsp salt
1 cup bacon crumbles

Directions:

1. Pop both bags of popcorn in microwave to package directions & combine in a large bowl with your bacon crumbles – set aside
2. Combine butter, corn syrup, brown sugar, sweetened condensed milk & salt in a saucepan
3. Attach a candy thermometer to the side- don’t let the tip touch the bottom of the pan- but make sure it’s well within the liquid.
4. Heat over medium-high -stirring constantly until mixture boils
5. Once it boils reduce heat to medium & continue stirring until thermometer reaches 220 degrees
6. Remove from heat, carefully remove your thermometer & drizzle mixture over the popcorn
7. Fold with a spatula to coat the popcorn & bacon with caramel
8. Enjoy immediately – the bacon should not be left out at room temperature for very long. This is best enjoyed at the time of preparation.

happy camping!

see the original recipe here!