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Anti-Vampire Popcorn


You could also call it anti-romance popcorn...


  • 1 bag Pillsbury Microwave Popcorn
  • 2 cups crisp wheat square cereal
  • 2 cups Cheddar cheese-flavored goldfish crackers
  • 1 (1 3/4 ounce) can shoestring potatoes
  • 1 cup unsalted peanuts
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese


  1. Prepare popcorn as directed on the packaged.
  2. Remove any unpopped kernels.
  3. In a large bowl, combine popcorn, cereal, crackers, shoestring potatoes and peanuts.
  4. Place butter in a 2-cup microwave-safe measuring cup.
  5. Microwave on HIGH for 1 to 1 1/2 minutes or until melted.
  6. Stir in parsley flakes, chili powder, onion powder, and garlic powder.
  7. Drizzle seasoned mixture over popcorn mixture.
  8. Sprinkle with cheese. Toss until evenly coated.
  9. Transfer half of mixture to ungreased 12 x 8-inch microwave safe dish. Microwave on HIGH for 3 minutes or until thoroughly heated, stirring once halfway through heating.
  10. Spread on paper towels to cool.
  11. Repeat with remaining mixture.

Makes 12 cups.

Posted by philocrates at Recipe Goldmine May 13, 2001.


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