Grand prize winner’s recipe will serve as inspiration for the Cookie Co.’s next Famous cookie

PHILADELPHIA – The Famous 4th Street Cookie Company today announced its second baking competition in partnership with Reading Terminal Market. The Famous Cookie Baking Competition will take place during the month of October, in celebration of National Cookie Month. 

Applicants are invited to submit their best cookie recipe for a chance to have their cookie sold nationwide by The Famous 4th Street Cookie Company. The grand prize winner will also receive a $500 gift card from Reading Terminal Market, Reading Terminal Market and Famous 4th Street Cookie Company apparel, and a Reading Terminal Market gift basket.

“We want to use this competition as an opportunity to shine a spotlight on excellent home-bakers in the Greater Philadelphia region,” said Tina Phillips, owner, The Famous 4th Street Cookie Company. “Everyone loves cookies.  Why not be Famous?  It’s something fun to engage fans of our cookies, customers of Reading Terminal Market, and our community as a whole. 

Recipes and applications must be submitted online by September 8th. The Famous 4th Street Cookie Company will then review the submitted recipes and applications to select eight semi-finalists. Semi-finalists will be asked to provide their baked products and a minute-long video explaining the inspiration behind their recipe to The Famous 4th Street Cookie Company booth in Reading Terminal Market by September 27th. Employees of the Famous 4th Street Cookie Company will sample the submissions and select three Famous Finalists on September 28th. These finalists will be invited to Reading Terminal Market’s City Kitchen to participate in a live bake-off in front of a panel of judges on October 20th. Following the bake-off, one grand-prize winner will be selected. 

For more information or submit your entry, please visit https://famouscookies.com/cookie-baking-competition.

About The Famous 4th Street Cookie Company:

The Famous 4th Street Cookie Company was founded in 1978 with one goal: serving delicious, fresh-baked cookies made only with the finest ingredients. Using the same recipe for their award-winning cookies for more than 40 years, owners Brian and Tina Phillips have grown the original bakery concept – born in South Philadelphia and raised in the Reading Terminal Market – into an e-commerce and wholesale distributor of the most delicious cookies money can buy. Today, Famous cookies can be found throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and shipped anywhere in the US.  For more information, please visit: 

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