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World's Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Competition!

Celebrate opening day and round out the afternoon 
before Thanksgiving by munching on warm chocolate chip cookies!


Beaver Creek opens the season on November 23rd with an exciting array of events beginning with the 13th annual World’s Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Competition. Five finalists will serve up their delightful creations to an eager crowd of cookie fans and one person will walk away $1,000 and bragging rights as the Official Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe of Beaver Creek for the 2016/2017 winter season. After a morning on the slopes, skiers and riders take to the village at 2 p.m. to gobble up the 5,000 cookies that are consumed in approximately 20 minutes.

If you think you’ve got the chips to go up against some of the best cookie recipes in the world, then fire up your oven and start baking! Entries for the 13th Annual Beaver Creek World’s Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Competition are due October 17th – 20th. See the Entries tab for details!

2016 World's Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Competition

Important Dates:

 September 23
  Entry Applications Posted (See "Entries Tab" for details)
 October 17 - 20
  Entries Accepted & Preliminary Judging
 October 26
  Finalists Notified
 November 23
  World's Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Competition Finals

Event Schedule:

 Wednesday, November 23
 2:00PM
  Public judging begins in Beaver Creek Village, next to the Ice Rink. Judging is completely free, but don’t be late - cookies go fast!
 3:00PM
  Winners announced on the Plaza Stage in Beaver Creek Village
 3:00PM
  Cookie Time! (If you didn't get your fill tasting cookies from our 5 finalists, the world-famous Cookie Time Chefs will be on hand with heaping trays of our signature Beaver Creek cookies!)


2016 World's Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Competition 

Entry Rules & Regulations


Calling all cookie chefs! Think you’ve got the chips to go up against some of the best cookie recipes in the world? Then fire up your oven and start baking! Entries for the 13th Annual Beaver Creek World’s Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Competition are due October 17th – 20th. Five finalists will compete on Beaver Creek Opening Day.

Anyone is eligible to enter this competition, regardless of experience. You may enter as an individual, family, group or business! Entries will be judged on taste (50%), appearance (20%), texture (20%) and creativity in cookie name and/or packaging (10%).             

Click here to view the official 2016 Rules & Regulations

Click here for the 2016 Entry Form

Prizes:

  • 1st: $1,000
  • 2nd: $500
  • 3rd: $250
  • 4th: 2 Tickets to a Vilar Performing Arts Center show
  • 5th: 2 Tickets to a Vilar Performing Arts Center show

Questions? 
Please contact Pat Miller
(970) 845-5293

2016 World's Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Competition 

Finalists

The 2016 Finalists will be posted in late October. In the meantime, take a look at the winning recipe from our 2015 competition - "Cookies Worth Writing Home About" baked by Megg Dunlop of Avon, CO. 

Click to View Recipe!



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