Cornell University Cooperative Extension Saratoga County
50 West High Street Ballston Spa, NY 12020
For immediate release
May 7, 2018
Contact: Diane Whitten 518-885-8995
First Ever Saratoga County Fair - Senior Baking Competition
Saratoga County senior citizens are invited to submit homemade chocolate chip cookies to the first ever Senior Baking Competition at the Saratoga County Fair on Wednesday, July 25 from 9-12 with judging from 12-1pm. Prize money in each of two categories: 1st $25, $10 2nd & $10 3rd. No entry fee. Entry forms are available through Cornell Cooperative Extension by calling 518-885-8995 or downloading from these websites: www.ccesaratoga.org or www.saratogacountyfair.org. Bring entry form to Fair.
After completing an entry form, bring 5 cookies on a sturdy, disposable plate covered with plastic wrap to the Culinary Department of the Townley AgriCenter Building between 9am-12pm. Entries will be accepted and judged in two categories: 1) plain chocolate chip cookies and 2) fancy chocolate chip cookies (with added ingredients-example: nuts, coconut, etc.). Entries must be accompanied by the recipe clearly printed or typed on a 3x5 index card. No names, please. Amateurs only, no commercial mixes, must be Saratoga County resident. Baker must be present to win.