Garlic Parmesan Popcorn with Cracked Black Pepper

½ cup popcorn kernels
½ stick butter
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 tablespoon parmesan cheese
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Equipment needed:
Air popper
Microwave safe bowl
Large serving bowl

Air pop popcorn following manufacturer’s instructions. Place butter and garlic powder in a microwave-safe bowl and microwave for 30 seconds.  If butter does not completely melt stir butter until remaining butter melts. Drizzle melted garlic butter over popcorn. Generously sprinkle with parmesan cheese and freshly ground black pepper.