Aug 11 - 21, 2022
Meredith Willey of Norwalk won first place and a $100 cash award in the AllSpice Unique Cookie Contest, judged Friday, August 13, at the 2021 Iowa State Fair.
Sharon Gates of Des Moines earned second place and a $50 gift card. Sally Kilkenny of Granger claimed third place and a $25 gift card.
Entries were judged on uniqueness, taste, texture and appearance.
The Iowa State Fair Food Department is the largest of any state fair in the country. There are 134 divisions, 603 classes and nearly 6500 entries at this year’s Fair. Food Department judging is held in the Elwell Family Food Center sponsored by Urban Air.