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Most of these contests have very good prizes, some up to $1,000,000 in cash for the grand prize winner. If you like to cook, and have a great recipe, why not enter? You just might win!
NOTE: I only list contests involving some ‘skill’ - I do not have the time or space to list all of the “Sweepstakes” type contests in which winners are chosen at random.
Click Here for a list of previous Contests with expired deadlines

Contests are listed in order by the Entry Deadline date:

(click on a contest name to go to the contest website for details)

Alpenrose Dairy Lite Bites Recipe Contest
 - Deadline: February 29, 2016

    Alpenrose Dairy is sponsoring a low-calorie recipe contest on social media in honor of their 100th anniversary. We are encouraging people to submit healthy recipes inspired by their Lite n’ Trim line of dairy products. Those who want to participate can do so by posting a recipe using the #LiteBites, that uses a low-calorie substitute such as Alpenrose Dairy Lite n’ Trim sour cream, along with an original photo of the finished dish. Social media users can vote for their favorites by liking or retweeting them

Quaker Bring Your Best Bowl Recipe Contest
 - Deadline: March 12, 2016

    We're on the hunt for America's most delicious bowl of Quaker oatmeal. Create your best bowl with 2-5 ingredients for the chance to win $250,000 and see it inspire our newest oatmeal flavor, plus get weekly chances to win $250!

International Biscuit Festival 2016 Art Exhibition
 - Deadline: March 25, 2016

    The International Biscuit Festival 2016 has begun accepting submissions for the Festival’s Biscuit Art Exhibition. The exhibition will open May 6, 2016 in downtown Knoxville and will last through May 30, 2016.
    The Biscuit Art Exhibition will feature artwork with a Biscuit theme. Previous winners have created a multitude of unique pieces, with Best in Show 2015 going to Tarrer Pace for her paper model "BnB."
    Submissions are open to all artists 18 or older and works may be created in all 2D and 3D media.
    The selected Biscuit artwork will be exhibited in downtown Knoxville at local favorites Rala and Coffee & Chocolate. One Best in Show award and two Merit awards will be presented on Friday, May 6, 2016. A total of $1,000 in cash prizes will be awarded.

Eggland's America's Best Recipe Contest
 - Deadline: April 29, 2016

    Eggland’s Best (EB), is looking for the best original egg recipe with the launch of their 2016 “America’s Best Recipe” Contest.   For the first time ever, Eggland’s Best is inviting EB-enthusiasts to submit recipes featuring EB eggs combined with their favorite state-inspired ingredients.   
    All recipes must include at least two (2) whole Eggland’s Best Eggs and one (1) locally-sourced ingredient that is either grown or manufactured in the state/district/territory of the entrant.  All recipes will be judged on criteria such as taste, creativity, and the inspiration behind the local recipe ingredients.
    After state winners are selected, Eggland’s Best will call on all Americans to help narrow down the “Best in State” recipes to five “Best in Region” winners. The “Best in Region” recipes will be revealed on the Eggland’s Best website where EB fans will have the chance to vote for America’s Best Recipe!
    · Grand Prize Winner: $10,000 and one (1) year supply of Eggland’s Best eggs
    · Best in Region: $1,000 and a one (1)  year supply of Eggland’s Best eggs
    · Best in State: One (1)  month supply of Eggland’s Best eggs and goodybag

Jones Dairy Farm Rise, Sizzle & Shine Breakfast Recipe Contest - Deadline: May 31, 2016

    Are you a star in the kitchen? Do your friends rave when you share your latest creation? Enter the Jones Dairy Farm Rise, Sizzle & Shine breakfast recipe contest!
    We’re looking for the most creative, tantalizing breakfast recipes that showcase your favorite Jones Dairy Farm products.  We’ve even added a new category this year—Best Brinner Recipe.
    For the best shot at winning, be sure to create a sizzling breakfast creation that’s unlike anything on our website. Including a delectable photo will also help your breakfast recipe stand out from the crowd.
    · First Place Prize: $2,000 Visa Gift Card
    · Second Place Prize: $1,000 Visa Gift Card
    · Best Brinner Recipe Prize: $500 Visa Gift Card

Celtic Sea Salt Recipe Contest - Deadline: May 1, 2016

    Celtic Sea Salt brand is happy to announce our 40 year anniversary where we are celebrating by conducting a recipe contest. We are looking for chefs and culinary foodies to submit their Celtic Sea Salt inspired recipes for a chance to be featured in our cookbook and win a year supply of Celtic Sea Salt.
    THE GRAND PRIZE WINNER will get a trip to Asheville North Carolina for two people!

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