Garlic Popcorn Balls
50 Cloves fresh garlic (about 4
2 ts Salt
4 c Shredded Cheddar cheese
-(about 1 lb.)
5 qt Popped corn (about 1/2 cup
Peel garlic and mince with salt to prevent sticking and to absorb garlic
juices. Toss garlic with cheese. In large glass or plastic bowl, make
alternate layers of popped corn and garlic-cheese mixture, coating popcorn
as evenly as possible, especially at edge of bowl. Place in microwave oven
and cook 1 minute. Shake bowl gently; turn 180 degrees and cook 1 more
minute. Do not overcook. Immediately turn out onto cookie sheet, and
quickly shape into plum-size balls. Set balls on sheets of waxed paper.
Makes 4 dozen popcorn balls.