Beaver Creek cookie competition entries due |

Beaver Creek cookie competition entries due

Daily Staff Report
Beaver Creek CO, Colorado
Daily File Photo/Dominique Taylor

BEAVER CREEK, Colorado ” Cookie submissions for the annual Beaver Creek Cookie Competition will be accepted from Oct. 20 to 22. On Beaver Creek, Colorado, mountain’s opening day, set for Nov. 26, five finalists will bake 1,000 cookies each and offer them to to skiers and riders until 2 p.m., or until supplies run out.

The winning recipe will be crowned the official recipe of Beaver Creek and will be published on the Web site.

Anyone is eligible to bake and submit 12 cookie samples with an original chocolate chip cookie recipe. Cookies will be judged using the following criteria: Taste (50 percent); Appearance (20 percent); Texture (10 percent); and Reproducible Recipe (20 percent).

Cookies will be pre-judged and five finalists will be selected to compete on Nov. 26. Finalists must be able to attend the competition.

Guests can cast a vote for their favorite homemade cookie during the fifth annual competition finals. The winning cookie will become the resort’s signature cookie and the winner also will receive a $1,000 Beaver Creek VISA Gift Card.

All cookie entries must be received by mail or in-person by noon on Oct. 22. Cookies may be shipped overnight via UPS or FedEx or delivered in person to the Beaver Creek Resort Company office between Oct. 20 and Oct. 22, 2008 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.).

Entry forms, competition rules and detailed delivery instructions are available online at or by calling the Beaver Creek Information Center at 970-845-9090.

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