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Kids Baking Competition Registration

Visitor Center Hours

11:00 AM – 5:00 PM

All Site Hours

Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites presents Kids 15 and under Culinary Contest Sunday, September 17, 2023 at 2:00 pm, Sponsored by King Arthur Baking Company and WDIY 88.1.

Contest Requirements

  • Exhibitor must be 15 and years or younger and an amateur chef.
  • You are responsible for your own serving dish. No part of the entry will be returned.
  • If flour is required in recipe, King Arthur flour must be used with receipt of purchase included.
  • Entrants recipe, name, phone number, address, age, and email must be printed on an 8.5″ x 11” sheet of paper and submitted along with their entry on the day of the contest.
  • Filling must include at least 1 cup of apples.
  • Recipe must include all ingredients, quantities, and preparation instructions.
  • Refrigeration is not available at Apple Days. If your entree needs to be chilled prior to judging, please pack in a cooler.
  • Including Gluten Free Desserts! (Will be judged separately)

Judging Criteria

Flavor: 30 points

Aroma, taste, balance of flavors

Texture: 25 points

Consistency, doneness, and moistness

Outside Characteristics: 15 points

Overall appeal, uniform shape

Originality 15 points

Creative use of ingredients and recipe

Process: 15 points

Ease/Difficulty of recipe

Entry Information

  • Entries must be prepared at home.
  • Drop off at 1:45pm
  • Judging begins at 2:00pm
  • Festival admission is not included with contest registration.




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