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"Banutter" Recipe Lands Berry Middle Student in Jif's Top 10

 BMS' Ansley Powell
BMS' Ansley Powell


ORRVILLE, Ohio (January 9, 2013) – Jif, the number one choice of choosy moms, announced the ten most creative sandwich recipes that will compete in a national online vote in the 11th annual Jif Most Creative Sandwich Contest™, a nationwide contest to help foster creativity and encourage families to spend time together in the kitchen. These ten online finalists are one step closer to the chance to win the grand prize of a $25,000 college fund!

This year, Jif added a new flavor to the contest by including two new eligible ingredients: NEW Jif Chocolate Flavored Hazelnut Spread and Jif Mocha Cappuccino Flavored Hazelnut Spread

From a chocolate hazelnut inspired mole sauce to a bunch of banana recipes, the ten online finalists and their delicious recipes are:

  • Jacob C., 9, Morganton, NC – Magnificent Mole Chicken Torta
  • Ansley P., 11, Hoover, AL – Banutter Cream Sandwich
  • Micah S., 9, Carmel, ME – Banana Dog
  • Ivy B., 7, Huntington Beach, CA – Spicy-Sweet Peanut, Chicken, and Cucumber Sammy
  • Kathryn W., 7, Branchville, NJ – Peanut Butter Pear-ot
  • Julia T., 9, Mission Viejo, CA – Apple Fries Peanut Butter Surprise!
  • Maverick C., 6, Massillon, OH – Go Bananas for PB & Chocolate
  • Peter G., 10, Savannah, GA – The Beef Chief
  • William L., 10, Orlando, FL – Peanut Butter Ice Cream Sandwich
  • Matthew R., 10, Edwardsville, IL – Banana Foster PB&B

“Our fans’ passion for peanut butter is extraordinary and we were thrilled to receive so many entries using the new Jif Hazelnut Spreads, which demonstrated enthusiasm for this new product offering and our brand,” said Maribeth Badertscher, Vice President, Corporate Communications, The J.M. Smucker Company. “We thank all of the participants and congratulate the ten online finalists, for their efforts to make more delicious creations and memorable moments with their families in the kitchen."

Now through February 1, 2013, Jif invites Americans 13 years of age and older to vote for their favorite sandwich creation at Jif.com/Promotions/Most-Creative-Peanut-Butter/CastVote.  Five event finalists will attend the Grand Prize Winner Announcement Event in New York City on or about March 20, 2013.  One Grand Prize Winner will receive a $25,000 college fund and four runner-up prizes include a $2,500 college fund. Limit one vote per person/e-mail address/day during the entire online voting period. For complete details and Official Rules, visit Jif.com

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