Four Chicagoland contestants are among 100 finalists in Pillsbury Bake-Off

Among the 100 finalists announced last week in the Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest were four from the Chicago area. These four home cooks finalists will head to Nashville in November for the 47th PillsburyBake-Off® Contest to compete for the $1 million dollar grand prize. The grand prize will be awarded at the Omni Nashville on November 3rd. 

Finalists created dishes in one of four categories - Simply Sweet Treats, Savory Snacks and Sides, Weekend Breakfast Wows and Amazing Doable Dinners.

We're rooting for these four Chicago girls!

·         Elizabeth Albert – Highland Park, IL: Cinnamon Roll-Pear Bread Pudding, Weekend Breakfast Wows
·         Arlene Erlbach – Morton Grove, IL: Sweet and Salty Chocolate Chip-Maple-Peanut Bars, Simply Sweet Treats
·         Rebecca Farias-Insco – Bartlett, IL: Brussels Sprouts-Reuben Flatbread, Savory Snacks & Sides
·         Marie Sheppard – Chicago, IL: Lemon-Broccoli Risotto Rounds, Savory Snacks & Sides
Try out some of the finalists' Bake-Off Contest recipes by visiting