The Scharffen Berger Chocolate Adventure Contest!

by Matt on October 2, 2012

Can you believe it’s that time again? That’s correct, I’m thrilled to announce the Scharffen Berger Chocolate Adventure Contest which launched this week! And if you’re up for the adventure, Scharffen Berger Chocolate Maker and invite you to enter the fabulous, 6th annual Chocolate Adventure Contest.  So go ahead: invent, create, explore the boundaries of your own culinary imagination. This year the contest accepts entries in one category—Sandwich Cookies—for  the chance to win a $25,000 grand prize.

Sandwich cookies. As in HEAVEN. And I say heaven because again this year I’ll be tasting all the delicious entries alongside my fellow judges early next year.  And I happen to love sandwich cookies (alfajores, anyone?).

To be eligible, combine any Scharffen Berger chocolate with one or more of 12 select “adventure ingredients” (yerbe mate, coconut cream, tapioca flour, corn meal, pine nuts, sweet potato and other ingredients native to cacao-belt countries) in an original recipe. Whether whoopie pie, macaron, s’mores, ice cream sandwich, alfajores or any other sandwich cookie—you can enter up to 10 recipes total.  More information at

So get those creative, cookie-minds started, folks! The $25,000 prize is nothing to laugh at, and you can enter up to 10 recipes.

I want to thank Lisa at TuttiFoodie and the folks at Scharffen Berger for including me again. And Alice Medrich. Because I love her. Oh heck, and Chef Elizabeth Falkner. And Angie from Bakearella. And John. Ok, I’ll stop now.

Get busy!

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Murissa @The Wanderfull Traveler October 2, 2012 at 12:33 pm

Of course it isn’t open to Canadian residents!
Looks like fun though and I really like their unique theme this year.


Nic@diningwithastud October 2, 2012 at 4:01 pm

How exciting! Any kind of sandwich type dessert is a winner in my books :D you gte two for the price of one with some kind of awesome innards. NOM!

marla October 3, 2012 at 4:24 am

Awesome Matt!! Love the contest theme this year ~ the entries will be AMAZING :)

Classy Catering Creations October 3, 2012 at 8:46 am

Thank you for sharing this contest. I completly forgot about it and I will be sure to pass it on in a blog post on our site as well as pointing out of course that you will be amongst the judges panel. How exciting.
I cant wait to see your post after the contest as I am sure you will have many tales to tell of all the adventurous entire you recieve.
Chef Ricky

Anna @ Crunchy Creamy Sweet October 3, 2012 at 10:18 am

Any chance to play with chocolate and I’m in! You are going to have the best job ever!!

Dale Coykendall October 4, 2012 at 7:18 am

thanks sounds like fun glad bathing suit season is over

OB October 19, 2012 at 1:20 pm

I take it you took that photo? Very appetizing – very nice! We don’t have this brand of chocolate in Dubai (though “The Essence of Chocolate” is available at the local bookstore). Of the American bean-to-bar brands, we only have Ghirardelli, and that sucks!

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