FoodNetwork.com has a good cheddar cheese popcorn recipe that averages a four out of five-star rating from site users. Combine 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon of cheddar cheese powder, 1/4 teaspoon of mustard powder and 1/4 teaspoon of cayenne pepper.
Add this mixture to 4 cups of popped popcorn and toss. Sprinkle on salt and pepper to taste. Serve the popcorn immediately. This recipe makes four servings. The total preparation time is five minutes.
Cheese powder is not typically sold in stores. Some bulk food stores sell powdered cheese. However, cooks can also use the envelopes of cheese powder found in boxed macaroni and cheese mixes. Powdered cheese sauce packets work, as well.