Peanut Fest to feature annual cooking contest

September 9, 2013

DUBLIN — A “Peanut Cooking Contest” is being held during the Dublin Peanut Festival on Saturday, Sept. 21.

Recipes are being accepted in three categories: candy, bread, and dessert.

There are two age groups: Youth (ages 8 to 16), and Adult (ages 17 to up). Age is determined by the age on the date of the contest.

All recipes must contain at least one-half cup of peanuts or peanut butter.

Registration will begin at 9 a.m. in the Dublin Primary School cafeteria, and all dishes must be registered by 11:30 a.m.

Winners in each category will receive the following prizes: first $50; second $30; and third $20. Applications and a complete list of rules are available by calling Sandra R. Cain at North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Bladen County Center, 910-862-4591.

The deadline for applications is Tuesday, Sept. 17, at 5 p.m.