Dayton Daily News 2017 cookie contest

Meet the 12 winners of the 2017 Dayton Daily News holiday cookie contest

Every family has its favorite holiday traditions. 

And so many of those traditions include cooking and baking together with one another. 

Sharing recipes. Swapping cookies. Gifting cookies. 

This beloved holiday pastime is at the heart of the annual Dayton Daily News Holiday Cookie Contest.

>> How to enter the Dayton Daily News 2018 cookie contest

Below are the first through third place winners and all honorable mentions in this year’s cookie contest. Click on a photo to get the recipe for those cookies.

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» Top 3 winners in the Dayton Daily News cookie contest

  • Peachy Pistachio Icebox Cookies (first place)
  • Potato Chip Cookies (second place)
  • Salted Caramel Butter Bars (third place)
  • Toffee Latte Nut Bars (honorable mention)
  • Peanut Butter Cookies (honorable mention)
  • Caramel Chocolate Cheesecake Cookies (honorable mention)
  • Chewy Molasses Spice Cookies (honorable mention)
  • Insanely Delicious Turtle Cookies (honorable mention)
  • Frosted Pecan Cuplets (honorable mention)
  • Chocolate Mint Chip Cookies (honorable mention)
  • Cranberry Cookies with Brown Butter Glaze (honorable mention)
  • Malted Oatmeal Cream Pies (honorable mention)

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