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Compete with your best Michigan Apple Recipe

Annual apple recipe contest held during Zehnder’s Snowfest in Frankenmuth

LANSING, Mich. — It’s time to break out your best Michigan Apple recipes and head to Zehnder’s Snowfest to compete in the 12th annual  Michigan Apple Recipe Contest! The event will take place on Jan. 25, 2017. 

The winner of the 2017 contest will receive a round trip flight and entry into the World Food Championships in Orange Beach, Alabama in November 2017. 

Interested applicants can obtain a registration form from the Michigan Apple Committee website at www.MichiganApples.com/Recipes/RecipeContests. Entry forms, recipes and a $5 registration fee (per recipe) must be mailed to Zehnder’s Snowfest, Michigan Apple Recipe Contest, 730 S. Main Street, Frankenmuth, MI 48734, by Jan. 3, 2017.

The 2017 Apple Recipe Contest includes three categories: pasta, desserts and sandwiches. Prizes are awarded in each category for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners.  Recipes must include Michigan Apples.

All first place winners will receive $100, a Kitchen Aid Mixer, 40 pounds of Pioneer Sugar, 40 pounds of Nightingale Pastry Flour, two tickets to a Zehnder’s dinner show of the winner’s choice, a Michigan Apple gift basket, and will advance to the Grand Prize Competition. 

All second place winners will receive $100, 20 pounds of Pioneer Sugar, 20 pounds of Nightingale Pastry Flour, dinner for four at Zehnder’s of Frankenmuth, a Michigan Apple gift basket and will advance to the Grand Prize Competition. All third place winners will receive $50, 10 pounds of Pioneer Sugar, 10 pounds of Nightingale Pastry Flour, dinner for two at Zehnder’s of Frankenmuth, and a Michigan Apple gift basket.

The Michigan Apple Committee is a grower-funded nonprofit organization devoted to marketing, education and research activities to distinguish the Michigan apple and encourage its consumption in Michigan and around the world. For more information, visit www.MichiganApples.com.