[Closed] Aunt Nellie’s County Fair Recipe Contest

This contest is now closed. Thanks to everyone who entered!

We think all Aunt Nellie’s products taste great right out of the jar but we also encourage you to incorporate them into your favorite family recipes!

Bragging Rights, a Virtual Ribbon, and Prizes!

Contribute your fair recipe to Aunt Nellie’s recipe contest and you could walk away with some great products and 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.

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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, just like at the county fair!

Whether your recipe was prize-winning at your local fair or not, here’s another chance to share your creative ideas!

Read the Official Rules and enter your original recipe below!
Step 1:

Read the official rules and explore the five recipe categories - appetizers, salads/sides, soups, main dishes, and desserts/sweets.

Step 2:

Create a delectable original recipe in one of the categories featuring an Aunt Nellie’s product.

Step 3:

Submit your recipe on www.AuntNellies.com/recipe-contest for a chance to win great prizes! Submit as many recipes as you want, but you’ll only be eligible to win once per category. Good luck!

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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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!

Official Rules

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.