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Your personal story should walk us through why this recipe was so important to you and your family during the challenges of the pandemic; was it a staple on your table? Was it a tried and true favorite treat? Did you ship it off to loved ones you could no longer visit? Let us know!

  1. The story can have a maximum of 2,000 characters.
  2. The story must not make claims that your recipe caused a health benefit, or any other claim that does not reflect a typical consumer experience.
  3. The story must not contain any content that is lewd, obscene, sexually explicit, pornographic, disparaging, defamatory, libelous, obscene, or that otherwise contains inappropriate content or objectionable material as determined by General Mills in its sole and absolute discretion.
  4. The story must be your original work, created solely by you, truthful, and must not infringe the copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity, or other proprietary rights of any person or entity.
  5. The story must not contain any personally identifiable information of another person without that person’s consent.
  6. The story must not contain any commercial content or trademarks other than those of the Sponsors or their products.
  7. The story must not have been previously published or won previous awards.
  8. The story must not contain any material or elements that are not owned by you and/or which are subject to the rights of third parties.
YOUR recipe
  1. Your original recipe must use no more than eight (8) total ingredients, including garnishes. The following do not count towards the total number of ingredients:
    1. Table, kosher, or plain sea salt;
    2. Plain black pepper;
    3. Water at any temperature;
    4. Cooking spray for pan treatment; or
    5. Dusting of flour used to minimize sticking
  2. Your recipe must contain at least one eligible Pillsbury product.
  3. Your original recipe must be capable of being prepared in 30 minutes or less, not including baking or cooling time.
  4. In your entry, you must include each recipe ingredient with specific flavor, exact measurements or weights, equipment with exact dimensions or sizes, and complete step-bystep preparation instructions.
  5. Your original recipe cannot have been published in any form, including but not limited to publication in cookbooks, in magazines, on food blogs or on recipe websites unless the recipe features changes considered significant by the judges in their sole and absolute discretion.