Food - Give Us Your Best Pie

August 20, 2023

Pleasing Pies Win State Fair Awards

Susie Jones of Winterset was named Overall Winner in the Give Us Your Best Pie competition judged Tuesday, August 15, at the 2023 Iowa State Fair.

Entries were judged on flavor, appearance and creativity.

Additional results follow:

Your Best Chocolate Pie

1) Anita Van Gundy, Des Moines

2) Susie Jones, Winterset

3) Marcia Miller, Des Moines

Your Best Pie Without Chocolate

1) Susie Jones, Winterset

2) Anita Van Gundy, Des Moines

3) Belinda Myers, Osceola

The Iowa State Fair Food Department is the largest of any state fair in the country. There are 138 divisions, 695 classes and over 6,800 entries at this year’s Fair. Food Department judging is held in the Elwell Family Food Center.