Midwest Cream Cheese Competition Winners Announced

(Beaver Dam) A new slate of winners was crowned over the weekend at the 14th Annual Midwest Cream Cheese Competition. The Beaver Dam Chamber of Commerce hosts the event featuring Philadelphia Cream Cheese which is made in Beaver Dam. The winner for Greatest Cream Cheese Dip went to Jerry DeSmidt for his Vanilla Cream Cheese Dip. First place in the category of Ultimate Cheesecake Recipe went to Lori Brzezinski for her Pop the Champagne and Strawberries Cheesecake. Brzezinski also took home the gold for the Best New Cream Cheese Recipe for her Merry Mele Kalikimaka Pie.


Best New Cream Cheese Recipe Contest:

1st Place                Lori Brzezinski       for Merry Mele Kalikimaka Pie

2nd Place               Teresa Wolf           for Gloriously Gluten Free Salted Caramel Paleo Pixies

3rd Place               Chrystal Korth        for Pecan Butter Balls

Runner Up       Janice Westover      for Pineapple Dream Cups



Greatest Cream Cheese Dip Recipe Contest

1st Place                Jerry DeSmidt        for Vanilla Cream Cheese Dip

2nd Place               Cindy Lou Randall  for Aaron, Please Pass Me the Football Dip

3rd Place               Brielle Wolf           for Snowman Button Dip

Runner Up       Janice Westover      for Honey & Toasted Pecan Dip



Ultimate Cheesecake Recipe Contest

1st Place                Lori Brzezinski       for Pop the Champagne & Strawberries Cheesecake

2nd Place               Lori Brzezinski       for Chocolate Truffle Amaretto Cherry Cheesecake

3rd Place               Amanda Weiland   for White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake

Runner Up       Gloria Lubenau      for More Maple, Please, Cheesecake



Photo:  2018 MCCC Winners.jpg – l-r Cindy Lou Randall, Lori Brzezinski, Brielle Wolf, Teresa Wolf, Gloria Lubenau, Kraft Heinz Plant Manager Beth Mielke, Jerry DeSmidt, Chamber President Philip Fritsche, Amanda Weiland, Beaver Dam Mayor Rebecca Glewen and Crystal Korth.