BATTLE CREEK, Mich., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kellogg'sEggo™ today announced the winning recipe in the 2014 Eggo Your Way contest, the "Cheesy Chicken Eggo-dillas." Debbie Reid from Clearwater, Florida, created the dish by transforming Eggo waffles into a tasty tortilla, giving quesadillas a whole new look and winning the grand prize of $10,000 for being the most liked and delicious waffle-based recipe.
"We received a variety of creative Eggo waffle recipes from our fans, and we were particularly impressed by Debbie's original spin on a classic dish," said AnneMarie Suarez-Davis, vice president of Marketing and Innovation for Kellogg Frozen Foods. "Eggo waffles are a versatile canvas and our entrants stretched their imaginations with dozens of sweet and savory recipes that show just how easy it is to be creative and make delicious recipes with Eggo."
The Eggo Your Way contest invited waffle fans and families to get crafty in the kitchen and create recipes that showed how they enjoy waffle-izing any meal of the day and to submit their out-of-the-box ideas on the Eggo Facebook page. In addition to the grand prize winner, two finalists each received $2,500, and four weekly winners receive a year's supply of Eggo waffles. Those winners include:
Finalist: Salvatore Tatta of Whitestone, NY – Molten Chocolate Eggo Lava Cakes
Finalist: Sarah Leonard of Fredericksburg, VA – Eggo Waffle Blossoms
Weekly Winner: Christine of Castle Rock, CO – Eggo Blueberry Lemon Trifle
Weekly Winner: Jennifer of Irvine, CA – Day at the Fair Caramel Waffle Popcorn
Weekly Winner: Olivia of Oklahoma City, OK – Go Fetch My Eggo
Weekly Winner: Linda of Evanston, IL – Eggo Butterfly Treat
At Kellogg Company (NYSE: K), we are driven to enrich and delight the world through foods and brands that matter. With 2013 sales of $14.8 billion and more than 1,600 foods, Kellogg is the world's leading cereal company; second largest producer of cookies, crackers and savory snacks; and a leading North American frozen foods company. Our brands – Kellogg's®, Keebler®, Special K®, Pringles®, Frosted Flakes®, Pop-Tarts®, Corn Flakes®, Rice Krispies®, Kashi®, Cheez-It®, Eggo®, Mini-Wheats® and more – nourish families so they can flourish and thrive. Through our Breakfasts for Better Days™ initiative, we're providing 1 billion servings of cereal and snacks – more than half of which are breakfasts – to children and families in need around the world by the end of 2016. To learn more about Kellogg, visit www.kelloggcompany.com or follow us on Twitter @KelloggCompany.