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Current Contest

  • The Perfect Cookie

    Cookies are, without doubt, the perfect food. But what would make them even better? Extra chocolate? Gumballs? Frosting? Flying potion? Cheese? For this month's contest, put on your inventor-chef's hat and imagine a recipe for the most amazing, wonderful, irresistibly delicious cookie EVER. What's its secret? Make an advertisment totell everyone about your amazing new cookie creation.

    Contest Rules:
    1. Your contest entry must be your very own work. Ideas and words should not be copied.
    2. Be sure to include your name, age, and full address on your entry.
    3. Only one entry per person, please.
    4. If you want your work returned, enclose a self-addressed, stamped envelope.
    5. Your entry must be signed or emailed by a parent or legal guardian, saying it’s your own work and that no one helped you. For information on the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, you or an adult can visit the Policy page at
    6. Mailed entries must be postmarked by September 30, 2014. We will publish the winning entries in an upcoming issue of Ask.
    7. Email scanned artwork (PDF, jpeg, or other standard file type) to, or mail to: Ask Contest, 70 East Lake St., Suite 800, Chicago, IL 60601. No faxes, please.

    Send your pictures to:


    P.0. Box 300

    Peru, IL 61354