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“I make this way too much! Seriously, but it's so good and I've been making it for about 15 years this way...”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (3 ounce) bag microwave popcorn (I always use light, ha ha... it's not very light by the time I'm done with it!)
  • 2 tablespoons butter or 2 tablespoons margarine, melted
  • 14 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 dash hot pepper sauce (your favorite brand)
  • 14 cup parmesan cheese
  • optional
  • 12 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese, can be sprinkled on the popcorn before adding the hot butter mixture


  1. Prepare popcorn according to the microwave directions and dump into a large bowl.
  2. Mix garlic powder and hot sauce with the melted butter and drizzle about half of it over the popcorn.
  3. Sprinkle about half of the parmesan cheese over the popcorn and shake the bowl to mix it up.
  4. Drizzle the rest of the butter mixture over the popcorn and sprinkle the remaining parmesan cheese over top, shake the bowl again to combine.
  5. YUM -- enjoy!

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