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August Baking Challenge

Recipe By Tessa Arias
August 1st, 2019

Announcing the official recipe for the July Baking Challenge! All of the details and rules for how to participate in the challenge for a chance to win one of the PRIZES are detailed below.

Today I’m announcing the recipe for the August Baking Challenge.

Last month’s Peanut Butter Stuffed Brownie Challenge was one of our most decadent challenges to date!

Stay tuned for a recap post on that challenge soon, where I’ll also be announcing the winners.

August 4th is #NationalChocolateChipCookieDay. Since I’m known for my chocolate chip cookies, August’s recipe pick was an easy one!

Soft Chocolate Chip Cookies!

These cookies are ultra ooey and gooey with two secret ingredients to keep them soft and tender! Your friends will LOVE these cookies.

Here’s how to participate in this challenge:

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Step 1: Make a batch of Soft Chocolate Chip Cookies.

Step 2: Take a photo of your cookies and share it before August 31st 11:59pm MST.

Here’s how to share your photo:

Click here to access the challenge landing page. This is where you can get all the latest details, enter the challenge, and see other entries.

Click the button that says “SUBMIT YOUR ENTRY” – this will pop up a little widget where you can submit your photo:

  • You can select your entry photo from Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, OR upload directly from your computer, tablet, or smart phone.


1). Leave a star recipe rating comment on the blog post using the same name and email you use to submit your photo.

2). This one is a PARTICIPATION bonus! If you’ve entered a previous baking challenge using the widget, you’ll get one bonus entry. You simply need to be logged in with the same email address for us to register your participation. This is my way of saying thank you to all of those who make these challenges so fun!


Every person who submits a photo following those directions will be entered into a random giveaway to win one of TWO $75 digital gift cards.

Anyone who can shop with Amazon around the world is eligible to win. I will purchase the gift card through your country’s Amazon website in the equivalent of $75 USD value according to current market rates.

The two winners will be selected randomly; so don’t worry about taking a perfect picture. Your photos may be put on display to share with my entire audience – that’s hundreds of thousands of people! I will email the winners. Winner must reply within 2 business days or a new winner will be chosen. Official rules are listed in the entry widget.

So what do you think? Are you up for the challenge? I can’t wait to see your cookies 🙂

About Tessa...

I share trusted baking recipes your friends will LOVE alongside insights into the science of sweets. I'm a professionally trained chef, cookbook author, and cookie queen. I love to write about all things sweet, carb-y, and homemade. I live in Phoenix, Arizona (hence the blog name!)

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    mario games — August 3, 2019 at 5:35 am

    Yummy! I can’t wait to try it!

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    Olga — August 9, 2019 at 11:50 am

    My kids became obsessed with chocolate chip cookies lately, so I keep trying different recipes. Came across yours and they look so appetizing, it was hard to miss..Adding these to my menu 🙂

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