30 Days of Grits - Day 21

Welcome to 30 Days of Grits, Day 21!
Today’s recipe for Garlic Grits comes from  Mrs. Erich W. Merrill of Memphis:
Garlic Grits
1 cup grits
1/2 tsp salt
4 cups boiling water
1 1/2 cups grated extra sharp Cheddar cheese
1/2 cup butter, melted
1/2 cup milk
2 eggs, well-beaten
1 small clove garlic, minced
2 Tbsp butter
Add grits and salt to boiling water and cook 2 1/2-5 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and add cheese, melted butter, milk,eggs and garlic. Stir to mix well.
Melt remaining 2 Tbsp butter in large baking dish and spread evenly. Pour grits mixture into buttered baking dish and bake 1 hour at 350 degrees.
Serves 8 to 10