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Holiday Dessert Bake-off winner recipes

Ellen Ladley's Heavenly Holiday Chocolate Pie

— The 2012 Holiday Dessert Bake-off brought 47 entries of sweet, tart, chocolate-smothered and creative treats to Colorado Mountain College on Monday.

Hosted by the Steamboat Pilot & Today, the free event is co-sponsored by Ace at the Curve, Moxie Home Consignments and Design, Easy 94.1 FM, CMC and Lil' House Country Biscuits & Coffee.

Winners in the six competitive categories dished on their recipes, which are available at http://www.ExploreSteamboat.com/news/bakeoff. About 40 more delectable holiday recipes from the remaining participants will be posted this week.

Best Cake

John Wither’s Fresh Apple Cake

Best Cookies

Robin Stone’s Molasses Sugar Cookies

Best Misc. Dessert

Megan Jonathans’ Apple Crumble Cheesecake

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Best Pie

Ellen Ladley’s Heavenly Holiday Chocolate Pie

Best Presentation

Liz Meissner’s Santa On His way Cupcakes

Community Choice

Meghan McNamara’s Miss Paula’s Italian Creme Cake