…And of course, Blue Ribbon prizes comes with bragging rights for home cooks and bakers!

Whether your recipe was prize-winning at your local fair or not, here’s another chance to share your creative ideas! Simply feature an Aunt Nellie’s product in your recipe from one of the contest categories and you’re on your way to amazing prizes!

County and state fairs are an important part of life for many Americans, tapping into the sense of community and heritage that defines many towns and counties. Fairs are also a way to celebrate the foodways and traditions of families and communities, attracting participation in and excitement in endless home cooking and baking competitions. 


Read the Official Rules and enter your original recipe below!

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Exclusive Recipe contest tips

In all of my years of involvement with recipe contests, it is often the “familiar with a twist”
entries that rise to the top. Experiment with fashionable flavors and creative approaches, while
ensuring unique executions that meet the requirements of the competition.
— Mary Bartz, Recipe Contest Expert
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Enter Here!

Just like a county fair, you can pick and choose which categories to enter. You can enter as many times as you want, but can only win once in each category. Put your best foot — er, recipes — forward!

Entrants may submit multiple recipes but are only eligible to win once in each category.
Name *
See Official Rules for all necessary recipe requirements.
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The prizes

First, second and third place winners will get a virtual ribbon to share far and wide as well as Aunt Nellie’s gift packs and gift cards amounting $100, $50 and $25 respectively.

A “Best of Show” prize will be chosen from among all recipes and the winner will receive a whopping $1,000 gift card and an Aunt Nellie’s product prize pack.


Learn about Aunt Nellie’s

Click through the images below to learn more about each Aunt Nellie’s Product. Which one will you choose to be the star of your recipe?