Food Blogger Recipe Challenge

Food Blogger
Recipe Challenge

Cash in on $2,500 in prize money

Contest only open to the first 30 qualified bloggers.
Contest starts Aug. 5, 2022 and ends Sept. 30, 2022.

Take the Wick's Blogger Recipe Challenge and see if you have all the right ingredients to win some serious dough!

Submit your recipe in one of these categories for a chance to win!

  • Center of the Plate
  • Dessert
  • Breakfast

Calling all Food Bloggers! Share your culinary skills using Wick’s products to create recipes that have no rules, only the pursuit of deliciousness. Savory or sweet, we want recipes that “WOW” us!

All qualified participants will receive 3 (three) Wick’s 9” Dough Circles to aid in recipe creation.

  • One Grand Prize Winner:

    $1,000 Cash Prize

  • One Center of the Plate (Entrée) Winner:

    $500 Cash Prize

  • One Dessert Winner:

    $500 Cash Prize

  • One Breakfast Winner:

    $500 Cash Prize


Step 1: Qualify

Fill out an entry form (below) to see if you qualify to participate.

If qualified, you will receive an email confirmation with next steps about how to submit your recipes.

Step 2: Submit

Once you receive the qualification email, we will send you detailed recipe submission info.

Essentially, we will want to review your recipe, see you post it online, and send us pictures and links to your blog.

Step 3: Judging

Once all submissions are completed, we will head to the test kitchen to make final decisions about which recipes won in each category.

We’ll also pick a grand prize winner!!!

How to Qualify

To qualify for the Wicks Pies Blogger Recipe Challenge, the following rules apply:

  • Applicant must be a FOOD BLOGGER (cannot be a professional chef)
  • Food blog must be updated frequently (at least once per week) and has been in existence for at least 6 months
  • Must be 21 years old or older at time of entry
  • Must be a legal U.S. resident – Void were prohibited

Fill out an entry form starting on August 5, 2022.



Center of Plate (Entrée)

Get out of your comfort zone! We are looking for inspiring Entrée recipes that are packed with wonderful flavors and aromas made with our pie dough that will leave us saying WOW!

$500 cash prize


This is your time to shine! We are looking for original recipes using our premium pie dough that are inventive, delicious, and that leave all your culinary skills on the kitchen counter.

$500 cash prize


Let’s re-imagine breakfast together and transform it from a predictable meal into something new and delicious by creating recipes using our pie dough that will satisfy even the staunchest breakfast enthusiast.

$500 cash prize

How to Submit Your Recipe

Once you recieve a qualification confirmation email, you will receive specific recipe submission details.

Below are the basic guidelines.

  • Publically post your final recipe and photos on your food blog and social media channels.
  • Include Wicks Pies social media links and website URL.
  • Tag Wicks Pies and use our contest-specific hashtags (they will be given to qualified applicants only)

Applicants are responsible for complying with all rules of Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram.

Contest Timeline & Important Information

  • Contest begins August 5, 2022 and ends September 30, 2022.
  • Recipes must be sent no later than September 30, 2022.
  • No recipes will be allowed for entry after September 30, 2022.
  • Contest only open to the first 30 QUALIFIED bloggers.
  • See “HOW TO QUALIFY” for details

The Winners of the Wicks Pies Blogger Recipe Challenge will be Determined by Judging all Qualifying Entrants' Submissions Based on the Following Criteria:

Taste • 50%

Does this recipe taste great with every bite? Would you want to make this recipe repeatedly based on taste alone? Does it contain interesting, yet gratifying flavor combinations?

Visual Appeal • 25%

Does the recipe show well on a plate or in a bowl? Do your eyes make you want to eat this recipe before you even smell or taste it?

Creativity • 25%

Does the recipe show well on a plate or in a bowl? Do your eyes make you want to eat this recipe before you even smell or taste it?

The Wicks Pies Blogger Recipe Challenge Official Contest Rules

1. ELIGIBILITY: This Contest is open to legal U.S. residents residing in the forty-eight (48) contiguous United States who are 21 years of age or older at time of entry. This contest is sponsored by Wicks Pies of Winchester, Indiana. (sometimes referred to as “the sponsor”). Employees, officers and directors of Wicks Pies and its affiliated companies and their immediate families (parents, children, siblings, spouse) or members of the same household (whether related or not) of such employees/officers/directors/partners are not eligible to participate. Void in Alaska, Hawaii and were prohibited by law. Entrants are responsible for complying with all rules of Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram (including but not limited to terms of use and community guidelines), as applicable.

2. HOW TO ENTER: Contest begins at 12:01 a.m. Eastern Standard Time on August 1, 2022 and ends at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on September 30, 2022 (the “Deadline Date”). All entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on the Deadline Date. To enter, visit All entrants must submit name, address, city, state, zip code, telephone number, email address and blog name. If entries do not contain all necessary information, the entrant will be disqualified. Please be certain to follow all directions. Sponsor is the official timekeeper for this contest. Lastly, by checking the corresponding box on the entry form, you expressly affirm that you have read and fully agree to these Official Rules. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.

3. JUDGING: The winners of the contest will be determined by judging all qualifying entrants’ submissions based on the following criteria:

1. Visual Appeal: 25%
Does the pie recipe show well on a plate or bowl? Do your eyes make you want to eat this recipe before you even smell or taste it?

2. Creativity: 25%
Does your pie recipe show originality? Is this recipe reflective of unique twists to ingredient usage? Have you incorporated your personal touch to this recipe?

3. Taste: 50%
Does this pie recipe taste great with every bite? Would you want to make this recipe repeatedly based on taste alone? Does it contain interesting, yet gratifying flavor combinations?

Wicks Pies will judge all entries using the criteria stated above and in its sole and absolute discretion. Decisions of Wicks Pies are final and binding on all matters relating to this contest.

All recipes must be the original work of entrant and not previously published. You may use other recipes for inspiration, but you must make your own unique ingredient and cooking instruction changes for the recipe to be considered. Each submitted recipe must not infringe the copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity or other intellectual property rights of any person or entity. All entries become the property of Wicks Pies and will not be returned. By submitting a recipe for this contest, you grant Wicks Pies all rights, title, and interest in the submitted entry, including the right to publish your recipe and any other information provided by you worldwide in all print and electronic media, (now or hereafter existing,) without time limitation, and the right to include your name and hometown (e.g., city and state) in connection therewith. Sponsor may contact you via phone or email regarding your submission.

4. WINNERS AND PRIZES: Winners will be selected as follows: One Grand Prize Winner will be awarded $1,000.00. One Center of the Plate winner will be awarded $500.00 and One Breakfast winner will be awarded $500.00 and one Dessert winner will be awarded $500.00. Sponsor has the right to publish winner’s names and recipes in future company promotional activities. Each prize is not transferable and cannot be assigned or substituted. Sponsor will not be responsible for any loss, liability or damage arising out of the winners’ acceptance or use of the prize(s). All prizes are guaranteed to be awarded, assuming enough qualifying entries is received and meet the minimum judging criteria. Winners must submit an affidavit of eligibility. Winners are solely responsible for the payment of all applicable federal, state, local and any other taxes.

5. SELECTION OF WINNERS: Winners will be determined and notified on or about October 1, 2022, by regular mail and/or email. Any winner may be required to execute a Statement of Eligibility and Release and Payment Authorization within 30 days of prize notification attempt or winner will be disqualified and prize may be awarded to an alternate winner. Entry and/or acceptance of prize(s) constitutes permission for the sponsor and its agencies, if any, to use the winner’s name, hometown (e.g., city and state) and/or likeness for advertising and trade purposes without further compensation or authorization, worldwide and in perpetuity, in all forms of media, now known and hereafter devised, unless prohibited by law.

6. CONDITIONS: Sponsor is not liable for any technical malfunctions of any telephone network or lines, computer internet system, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any email due to technical problems or traffic congestion on the internet or at any website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading/uploading any materials in this contest, or other technical difficulties or failures or other errors of any kind. Sponsor is not responsible or liable for any injury or damage to an entrant’s or third person’s computer and/or its contents, related to or resulting from contest. Sponsor reserves the right to terminate or modify the contest at any time for any reason. In such a circumstance, all winners will be selected based on entries received up to date of termination. Sponsor also reserves the right to modify this contest in the event an insufficient number of entries are received and/or an insufficient number of entries meet the minimum judging criteria. If two similar entries are received, only the entry judged to best meet the criteria as set by sponsor will be included in the final judging. Entrants agree to indemnify sponsor, and its affiliated entities, and their respective officers, directors, agents, and employees from and against all claims and liabilities arising out of or in connection with this contest. In the event of any dispute regarding the identity of an entrant who submitted an online entry, the authorized account holder of the email address used for the entry at the time of entry will be deemed the entrant. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institute) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person tampering with the operation of the website or the entry process.

7. NO RECOURSE TO JUDICIAL OR OTHER PROCEDURES/SEVERABILITY: To the extent permitted by law, the rights to litigate, to seek injunctive relief or to seek any other legal or equitable recourse to judicial in case of disputes or claims resulting from or in connection with this contest are hereby excluded, and entrant expressly waives all such rights. If a court of competent jurisdiction finds the foregoing waiver unenforceable, entrants hereby consent to the jurisdiction and venue residing exclusively within the state laws Indiana and agree that all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this contest or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action. Entrants agree that these Official Rules are governed by the state laws of Indiana, without reference to principles of conflicts of law. If any provision(s) of these Official Contest Rules are held to be invalid or unenforceable, all remaining provisions hereof will remain in full force and effect.