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October Baking Challenge

Recipe By Tessa Arias
October 1st, 2018

Announcing the official recipe for the October Baking Challenge! All of the details and rules for how to participate in the challenge for a chance to win one of the PRIZES are detailed below.

Today I’m announcing the recipe for the October Baking Challenge.

I was so impressed by your Cinnamon Rolls from the September challenge! Seriously you guys. I feel like a proud mama over how many of you conquered your fear of baking with yeast and made perfect looking rolls. Well done!! Stay tuned for a recap post on that challenge soon, where I’ll also be announcing the winners.

I’m so pumped for this next baking challenge because it’s officially FALL and there’s THREE prizes up for grabs – including a KitchenAid Stand Mixer!

But first, let’s reveal the recipe…

Brown Butter Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies!

I’ve teamed up with Bob’s Red Mill to bring you this challenge, recipe, and the amazing prizes they’re providing!

This is one of my favorite fall recipes and I hope it’ll become your favorite too!

Here’s how to participate in this challenge:

(Read completely!)

Step 1: Make a batch of Brown Butter Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies.

Step 2: Take a photo of your cookies and share it before October 31st 11:59pm MST.

Here’s how to share your photo:

Click here to access the challenge landing page. This is where you can get all the latest details, enter the challenge, and see other entries.

Click the button that says “SUBMIT YOUR ENTRY” – this will pop up a little widget where you can submit your photo:

  • You can select your entry photo from Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, OR upload directly from your computer, tablet, or smart phone.

You MUST submit your photo using the entry widget. If you simply upload to social media without directly submitting your photo through this widget, your entry will *not* be counted.

There’s also a few optional bonus entries to increase your chances of winning!


Every person who submits a photo following those directions will be entered into a random giveaway to win the following prizes:

  • (Grand Prize (1 winner) – 1 KitchenAid Stand Mixer + Bob’s Red Mill Products ($314 value)
  • First Place Prize (2 winners) – $75 Gift Card

The prizes are open to participants in the U.S. and Canada only.

The three winners will be selected randomly; so don’t worry about taking a perfect picture. Your photos may be put on display to share with my entire audience – that’s hundreds of thousands of people! I will email the winner. Winner must reply within 48 hours or a new winner will be chosen. Official rules are listed in the entry widget.

So what do you think? Are you up for the challenge? I can’t wait to see your cookies 🙂

Tessa Arias

About Tessa...

I share trusted baking recipes your friends will LOVE alongside insights into the science of sweets. I'm a professionally trained chef, cookbook author, and cookie queen. I love to write about all things sweet, carb-y, and homemade. I live in Phoenix, Arizona (hence the blog name!)

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    Jenny — October 1, 2018 at 12:12 pm

    So sad that I cannot take part in this challenge as I am not in the U.S. or Canada 🙁

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