Congratulations to our Cheez-It® Champion Recipe Contest Winners!
One common ingredient. Countless possibilities.
Launched at the 2016 School Nutrition Association Annual National Conference, Kellogg’s® encouraged schools to show off their team’s culinary creativity by developing a unique recipe that follows USDA nutritional requirements and made with new Cheez-It® Made with Whole Grain Bulk Case Crackers.
The results are in and here are the winners of the Cheez-It® Champion Recipe Contest!
Our champions and their winning recipes:
GOLD for Chef Helen Duran
Grilled Cheez-It® Dippers
Roll up some of these scrumptious dippers with just a few simple ingredients: bread slices, cheese, butter, and Cheez-It® Whole Grain Baked Snack Crackers. Dip them in marinara sauce and you're sure to satisfy the cheese lovers at your school!
Serving size: 2 dippers
SILVER for Gaila Wester
Fordland Elementary School
Cheez-It® Crusted Pollock Fillets
Delight your students with this fresh twist on fish! These baked Pollock fillets feature the great flavor and whole grain goodness of Cheez-It® Whole Grain Baked Snack Crackers. With a Cheez-It® cracker and Parmesan crust, this improvement on ordinary fish sticks will make a splash in your cafeteria!
Serving size: 4 oz. Pollock Fillets
BRONZE for Chef Rodrigo Puente
Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD
San Juan, Texas
Xtra Cheezy Panchos
Make every day a fiesta with the bold flavors packed into this extra cheezy recipe. Layering bean dip, cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, sour cream and jalapeños atop a bed of Cheez-It® Whole Grain Baked Snack Crackers – Xtra Cheezy Panchos will bring some heat to your lunch menu.