Young Bakers Win Chocolate Chip Cookie Honors
August 20, 2017
Young bakers from across the state put their best chocolate chip cookies to the test in the C&H Chocolate Chip Cookie Creation competition, judged Friday at the 2017 Iowa State Fair.
Entries were judged on taste, texture and appearance.
C&H Chocolate Chip Cookie Creation (6-11 years old)
1) Christian Larson, Norwalk
2) Ava Ginther, Urbandale
3) Emerson Hilbert, Urbandale
C&H Chocolate Chip Cookie Creation (12-17 years old)
1) Emma Derr, Clive
2) Kira Conlan, Pleasant Hill
3) Samantha Hilbert, Urbandale
The Iowa State Fair Food Department is the largest of any state fair in the country. There are 177 divisions, 769 classes and over 9,856 entries at this year’s Fair. Food Department judging is held in the Elwell Family Food Center sponsored by Blue Bunny Ice Cream.
Frequently ranked as one of the top events in the country, the Iowa State Fair is the single largest event in the state of Iowa and one of the oldest and largest agricultural and industrial expositions in the country. Annually attracting more than a million people from all over the world, the Iowa State Fair located at East 30th and East University, just 10 minutes from downtown Des Moines is Iowa’s greatest celebration with a salute to the best in agriculture, industry, entertainment and achievement. “Nothing Compares” to State Fair Thrills, August 10-20, 2017. For more information, visit www.iowastatefair.org.