For the first time in the history of the Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest all 100 finalists will be chosen by the public. The first category Amazing Doable Dinners is open for online voting now, Mar 14-28. From the thousands of recipes submitted during the entry period for AmazingDoable Dinners 60 semi-finalists recipes were chosen and put online for voting. Of those recipes the top 33 vote-getters will advance to the Bake-Off Contest in Las Vegas, Nov. 10-12. Holding the Bake-Off Contest in Las Vegas is also a first.
Recipes were required to use 2-Pillsbury products from their product lists. Recipes could contain no more than 7-ingredients (including the 2 Pillsbury products) and must have 30-minutes or less prep time, not including baking or cooling. Table salt, ground black pepper, and water did not count as ingredients.