Everyone needs some inspiration for new holiday recipes, don't they? Well, I have something special for you today... a holiday recipe contest (and giveaway) we are calling the Merry ThanksChristmas Recipe Contest.
Bloggers can enter their favorite recipes in any of the categories below for a chance to win some PayPal cash prizes. (Sorry this part is open to bloggers only)
Not a blogger? Peruse through the categories for some new recipes AND enter to win the giveaway for $100 USD PayPal cash.
Who knows, maybe you’ll find a new family favorite recipe and some extra money for the holidays.
To start you off here are my most popular holiday recipes in each of the categories, just click on the photos to see the full recipe:
Merry ThanksChristmas Recipe Contest 2017
A big Thank You! to the co-hosts for supporting the Merry ThanksChristmas Recipe Contest 2017, and making this event possible. Please check out their blogs and follow them on social media!
Lorelai - Life With Lorelai - Facebook / Pinterest / Twitter / Instagram
Alli - An Alli Event - Facebook / Pinterest / Twitter / Instagram
Emily - Domestic Deadline - Pinterest / Facebook / Instagram / Twitter
Leanna - Of Faeries & Fauna Craft Co. - Pinterest / Facebook / Instagram / Twitter
Audrey - That Recipe - Facebook / Pinterest / Twitter / Instagram
Jennifer - Satsuma Designs - Pinterest / Twitter / Facebook / Instagram
Ashley - Sweetpea Lifestyle - Instagram / Pinterest / Facebook
Jeannee - Centsably Creative - Facebook / Instagram / Twitter
Kristen - The Road To Domestication - Facebook / Twitter
Lynn - Back To The South - Pinterest / Instagram
Thank you so much to everyone who participated in this delicious recipe contest. With 548 recipes entered, this is a fantastic resource for your holiday cooking, as well as all year long. So, now, it is our pleasure to announce...
3rd Place: $50 Prize
Mulled Apple Cider Recipe from Jenna @ The Urben Life
2nd Place: $75 Prize
Sour Cream Cookies Recipe from Kris @ Big Rigs 'n Lil' Cookies
...and drum roll please...
1st Place: $150 Prize
White Chocolate Tiramisu Trifle with Spiced Pears Recipe from Deb @ Just Short of Crazy
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Our GIVEAWAY WINNER is Michael Hurt -- $100 PayPal CASH
Congratulations to ALL of our winners!
Recipe Contest Details:
- Contest OPEN for Entries - October 15, 2017, through November 8, 2017.
- One recipe from each category will be selected as a Finalist.
- Finalists will be announced on November 10, 2017.
- Winners (1st place, 2nd place, 3rd place) will be announced November 15, 2017.
- All prizes paid USD via PayPal.
- 1st Place - $150
- 2nd Place - $75
- 3rd Place - $50
Rules for Recipe Entries:
- Must be a Blogger to Enter.
- Recipe must be linked to the direct blog post where the full recipe is published.
- You may enter as many Recipes as you like.
- You may enter in various categories. Be sure the recipe fits the category.
- You must include your Email when linking recipes. Winners will be notified via Email.
- If you are a winner, you must be able to accept prize via PayPal.
- Recipe photos may be used for promotional purposes. All credits will be given to the original source.
- No Blog necessary to enter the Giveawway!
- ENTER the GIVEAWAY at the bottom of this post!
- Chance to WIN $100 USD PayPal CASH!!!
Congratulations to the finalists! One recipe was chosen from each category. These recipes have the chance of winning the 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place prize! Good luck. The Winners will be announced on November 15, 2017.
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Look below to see all the recipes entered in the contest and be inspired for your holiday celebrating!
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SALADS & COLD SIDE DISHES
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HOT SIDE DISHES
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DRINKS & COCKTAILS
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Thanks for having fun with us at the Merry ThanksChristmas Recipe Contest 2017. It's great to get everyone ready to celebrate the holidays with delectable food and drink. Happy Holidays!
Thank you for hosting! I linked up Holiday recipes and entered the giveaway! Nettie <3
Oh Nettie, I have to go find your recipes. I always love what you bring to our parties.
All of your recipes look wonderful, but the gingerbread is my favorite. Its one of those treats I save to have just at Christmas and I love it.
I agree about only having it at Christmas time, but it is kind of silly. I could make it anytime.
Audrey, you have so many delicious recipes that I will have a hard time deciding which to try first!