Pie

Pie Baking Competition

Results for the 2022 Amateur Pie Baking Competition!

2022 Homemade Pie Results

Cherry

1st Place Niagara County Cherry Pie Dawn Perry
2nd Place Cherry Pie Jennifer Dimatteo

Berry

1st Place Mixed Berry Gerie Owens-Szatkowski

Cream

1st Place 1950’s Style Butterscotch Pie Lillie Gollhardt
2nd Place Lemon Zested Cheese Dan MacNeal
3rd Place Cinnamon Crumble Spice Dan MacNeal
4th Place Heath Bar Cream Pie Mary Ellen Nichols
5th Place Apple Cream Cynthia McCarver
Honorable Mention Gluten Free Banana Cream Robyn Redhawk

Apple

1st Place Classic Apple Lillee Gollhardt
2nd Place Apple Pie Gerie Owens-Szatkowski

Savory

1st Place Pate aux Poiraux (leek) Sylvia Gugino

Grown in NY

1st Place Sweet Potato Pie Cynthia McCarver
2nd Place Rhubarb Custard Melissa Tower

Peach

1st Place The Yellow Jersey Lisa Casey

Specialty

1st Place Lemon Chess Pie Cynthia McCarver
2nd Place Peanut butter Pie Christopher Frank
3rd Place Stapplebarb Pie Syliva Farquharson
4th Place Fudge Pie Cynthia McCarver
5th Place Cherry-Peach Hand Pies Dawn Perry
6th Place Caramel Pear Pie Lillee Gollhardt
7th Place Pineapple Pie Kathryn Kindle

King Arthur Flour Results

1st Place Cherry Pie Dawn Perry
2nd Place The Yellow Jersey Lisa Casey
3rd Place Cherry-Peach Hand Pie Dawn Perry
Special Award Gluten Free Banana Cream Robyn Redhawk


RULES, DETAILS, & ENTRY FORM CLICK HERE

2022 PIE COMPETITION FLYER

This competition is open to any amateur pie baker, any age, who is a resident of New York State. No professional chefs or bakers or any other person who regularly makes pies for pay.

No public awards ceremony this year. Closed judging will take place Saturday afternoon (8/6/22). Winners and results will be posted in the 4-H Training Center large meeting room, and shared on our website and Facebook page. Winners will also be individually contacted. 

Contest results will be posted on the CCE website and award winners will be contacted to pick up ribbons.

Judging will be based on the following evaluation categories:

  • pre-slice/first impression
  • after slice impression,
  • first taste
  • flavor/closer look
  • mouthfeel,
  • crust
  • overall impression
  • creativity

Drop off location: 4487 Lake Avenue, Lockport—CCE Administration building. 

Drop off Times: Friday August 5, between 8am-10pm or Saturday August 6, between 8am-2pm (during the Niagara County Fair)

  1. Cherry
  2. Berry
  3. Cream
  4. Apple
  5. Savory
  6. Grown in NY
  7. Peach
  8. Specialty/Other

THANK YOU TO OUR 2022 PIE COMPETITION SPONSORS!

New Royal Orchards LLC

Bittner-Singer Orchards

H.A. Treichler & Sons Inc.

Wagner Farm Market

Russell Farms

DiCamillo's Baking Co. Inc.


Contact

Amanda Henning
Agriculture & Food Systems Educator
app27@cornell.edu
(716) 433-8839 ext. 231

Last updated August 16, 2022