Makes about 3 dozen
10 cups popped JOLLY TIME® Blast O’ Butter® Microwave Pop Corn
½ cup finely chopped crisply-cooked bacon
¾ cup packed brown sugar
½ cup maple-flavored syrup
1/3 cup water
1 tablespoon butter
¼ cup smokehouse maple or hickory-smoked salt or to taste
- Place popcorn and bacon in large bowl.
- Mix sugar, syrup, and water in medium saucepan. Bring to a boil; cook 5 minutes or until very thick. Stir in butter.
- Pour hot sugar mixture over popcorn, tossing quickly to evenly coat.
- Wet hands with water (or lightly spray with cooking spray); form popcorn mixture into 1-1/2 inch balls. Sprinkle with flavored salt. Store bites in an airtight container, in layers separated with sheets of waxed paper.