URBANDALE, IOWA — The Iowa Egg Council would like to invite Iowa residents to participate in the Iowa Egg Council “Incredibly Good Eggs” Recipe Contest! This contest is a great opportunity for individuals to receive recognition for their culinary skills and food creativity.

There will be two divisions for participants: Adults 19 and up and students grades 6-12. Each participant may enter only one recipe. Recipes may include, but not limited to, appetizers, desserts, entrees, beverages, breakfast foods, or side dishes. All recipes should be original and must contain a minimum of four eggs. The recipe may include four whole eggs, yolks or whites and there is no limit to the number of ingredients in the recipe. Recipes will be judged equally on: use of eggs, taste, originality and presentation.

Cash prizes will be awarded to the top three participants in each division. The first place winner will receive $350, the second place winner will receive $250 and the third place winner will receive $150.

To enter the recipe contest, visit www.iowaegg.org for a downloadable entry form and a complete list of rules, or call 1-877-IOWAEGG for mailed contest information. All entries must be received by 5 PM, February 24, 2017. The winners will be announced in May - National Egg Month!