Congratulations to the 2014 Gold Medal Flour Cookie Contest Winners and thank you to all participants!
1st place: Jessica Jaent, Lombard
($200 gift card from Gold Medal Flour)
Recipe: Maple Cinnamon Softies with Bacon Sprinkles
2nd place: Martina McManamon, Bartlett
($100 gift card from Gold Medal Flour
Recipe: Orange-Chocolate Shortbread
3rd place: Kim McWhirter, Naperville
($50 gift card from Gold Medal Flour)
Recipe: Chewy Butterscotch Carrot Cake Cookie
New Entrant Award: Jessica Jaent, Lombard
*Winners each receive a ribbon, award certificate and celebratory apron.
This year we are bringing the following cook-offs to the DuPage County Fair!
Home-baked, made-from-scratch cookies are the best! Enter yours in the Gold Medal Flour Cookie Contest. First place is now $200 (prize money doubled) and there's a New Entrant Award. We're celebrating the most delicious and most award-worthy cookies at the fair. Any style, size or shape is welcome. Simply use the premium quality of any Gold Medal® flour. Winning cookies will be chosen for Appearance, Flavor and Texture. Prizes and gifts go to the top finishers at each fair!
Bring your prepared entry and matching recipe to the Stage area in the Home Ec. “Make It, Grow It, Show It” Building by 9:00 am – Judging starts at 10:00 am on Saturday, July 26th and follow the fair's entry guidelines. Limit one entry per person. You must be 18 years of age or older to enter.