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By Pam Parker Erie Times-News staff blogger
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Posts tagged ‘butterballs’
Posted: December 22nd, 2012

If you need some new cookies to leave out for Santa (and all the little elves in your home), we have them right here at GoErie.com.

The Frankie and May Cookie Contest was a big hit, and you can see all the delicious entries – 50 recipes right here. I’m trying a few of them. The winners are:

  1. Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookie — now when I saw this as a first place winner, I wondered how a chocolate chip cookie could beat out some of those other recipes. Well it has four kinds of chocolate …  and nuts. Ho ho ho — and oatmeal. You must read this decadent recipe. I need to make these.
  2. Second place by a nose — Rudolph’s Red Velvet Surprise Cookies. They have quite a surprise inside — cheesecake. Did I mention that I am salivating?
  3. Butterballs rounded out the top three winners in the Frankie and May Cookie Contest. Who among us doesn’t love these morsels?

Who had the tough job of judging the winners? Frankie and May selected the three finalists, and our own Erie Times-News and GoErie foodies did the judging. Marnie Mead, Jennie Geisler and Andrew (Beard vs. Food) Kochirka had the tough job.

Here’s a video of our food experts analyzing data and cookies. Yumm.

Pam Parker is the editor of Lake Erie LifeStyleHer Times and House to Home at the Erie Times-News in Erie, Pa. She is the mom of three, stepmom to three and step-grandmom to one.


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