Have a great cookie recipe? Enter it in the Journal-News Holiday Cookie Contest

The holidays are here, and that means it’s time to start that holiday baking.

Do you have a favorite cookie recipe that your family enjoys every year?

If so, please share your best cookie recipe with the Journal-News during our annual cookie contest.

What: Journal-News Annual Holiday Cookie Contest

When: Cookie judging on Monday, Dec. 10

How to enter: Bring one dozen of your favorite cookies to the Journal-News, 6752 Cincinnati-Dayton Road, Suite 205 in Liberty Twp. between 8:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 10. Drop off your cookies at the front desk. Judging will take place in the afternoon.

What needs to be included with my entry? One dozen cookies, a copy of the recipe with exact ingredients and measurements and step-by-step directions on preparation and baking. Cookies with incomplete recipe details will be eliminated from the contest. You must also include: your first and last name, hometown, daytime phone number and email address. Please send your cookies in a disposable sealed container that you will not need returned.

What if I don't want to share my recipe? We're sorry, but entries without recipes attached will not be eligible.

Eligibility criteria: Entrants must be 18 or older, live in the Journal-News circulation area and be home bakers. No professional bakers or chefs, please.

When will the winners be notified? Only the top three prize winners will be notified in advance. Our favorite recipes will appear online. Our top three winning recipes will appear in the Journal-News print edition on Sunday, Dec. 23.

Who should I contact with questions? Email Amy Burzynski at Amy.Burzynski@coxinc.com

Happy baking!

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