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Midwest Living 2nd Annual Cook-Off Winning Recipes

Stuffed pork chops, peanut butter cheesecake, blueberry-rhubarb cobbler and walleye chowder were among the top recipes at our cook-off.

Orange-Laced Blueberry-Rhubarb Cobbler with Almond Biscuits

Barbara Estabrook of Rhinelander, Wisconsin, topped a juicy base with so-tender drop biscuits tasting of almonds—from almond flour! Purchase it online or at large supermarkets. This recipe was a People's Choice award winner.

Orange-Laced Blueberry-Rhubarb Cobbler with Almond Biscuits

 

Peanut Butter Buckeye Brownie Cheesecake

Dawn Moore of Warren, Pennsylvania, grew up sampling buckeye candy from neighboring Ohio. It was the muse for this outrageously rich and creamy dessert she created.

Peanut Butter Buckeye Brownie Cheesecake

 

Sweet and Sassy Walleye Chowder in Bread Bowls

Linda Rohr of Darien, Connecticut, came up with a Midwest version of East Coast chowder using lake-fresh walleye, corn and sweet potato chunks in a golden bread bowl.

Sweet and Sassy Walleye Chowder in Bread Bowls

 

Skillet Pork and Apple Mini Meat Loaves

Patrice Hurd of Bemidji, Minnesota, says this moist, sweet and tangy comfort food reminds her of Sunday dinner at her grandmother's in northern Minnesota. Best of all, it's fast.

Skillet Pork and Apple Mini Meat Loaves

 

Orange-Laced Blueberry-Rhubarb Cobbler with Almond Biscuits

Barbara Estabrook of Rhinelander, Wisconsin, topped a juicy base with so-tender drop biscuits tasting of almonds—from almond flour! Purchase it online or at large supermarkets. This recipe was a People's Choice award winner.

Orange-Laced Blueberry-Rhubarb Cobbler with Almond Biscuits

 

Dark Chocolate-Walnut-Cranberry Mousse Pie

Bernice Janowski of Stevens Point, Wisconsin, puts tart cranberries in her chocolate pie. Be sure to thaw the cranberries ahead. If you don't, you may have to bake longer, giving the crust a chance to burn.

Dark Chocolate-Walnut-Cranberry Mousse Pie

Spiced Pecan Sweet Potato Cake

Deborah Biggs of Omaha, Nebraska, completes this amazingly moist dessert with Maple Whipped Cream.

Spiced Pecan Sweet Potato Cake

Roasted Tomato Chicken Crostata

Gloria Piantek of West Lafayette, Indiana, uses a purchased piecrust in this many-layered main dish. It won the People's Choice Award in the main dish category.

Roasted Tomato Chicken Crostata

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