Oreo Cookie Contest ‘My Oreo Creation’ Wants To Make You Half A Million Dollars Richer — Here’s How To Enter

It’s been called “Milk’s Favorite Cookie” in campaigns and now the Oreo cookie is about to make someone $500,000. or half a million dollars richer. Launching the My Oreo Creation contest, Nabisco, under Mondelēz International, announced the cookie contest where fans will submit their own Oreo cookie flavors. The grand prize is half a million dollars coupled with the creation of their very own Oreo flavor cookie. There are four ways to enter the contest and users can submit one unique entry featuring their Oreo cookie flavor each day. Submissions are accepted until July 14, 2017, at 11:59 p.m. ET. Judging begins on July 15, 2017, at 12 a.m. ET and concludes on August 15, 2017.

According to the official rules, there will be three finalists selected and Nabisco will create all three finalists’ Oreo cookies and they will be sold on store shelves. Fans will select one of the three finalists to be the grand prize winner. Here are the prizes according to the rules.

“One (1) lucky Grand Prize Winner will receive a $500,000 check and a trip package to New York City, NY featuring roundtrip airfare for two (2) and a four (4) day/three (3) night hotel stay. ARV: $504,660.”

“Three (3) flavorful finalists will receive a $25,000 check and the opportunity to have an OREO® cookie creation produced and available in market for a limited time. ARV: $25,000.”

The My Oreo Creation press release further explained how the grand prize winner will be selected.

“Eligible fans who share their #MyOreoCreation #Contest ideas will be entered for a chance to be one of three Finalists who will win $25,000 each and see their idea on select retail shelves nationwide in May 2018, complete with an on-pack shout-out. The Grand Prize Winner will be chosen via fan vote in July 2018, and will win $500,000 and unprecedented fan access to OREO creations. As part of the never-been-done-before tasting experience the Grand Prize Winner will get the chance to taste unreleased OREO products, including both those with future launch dates as well as creations still in the prototype phase.”

As news of the My Oreo Creation contest spread across social media networks, cookie fans were delighted. Instagram and Twitter have been abuzz with flavorful suggestions and actress Ellie Kemper has created a PSA for the contest. You may see examples of user submitted photos for the My Oreo Creation contest below, along with videos featuring Ellie Kemper for the contest.