Short Pump resident wins $1 million Pillsbury Bake-Off prize

Beth Royals of Henrico County whipped up a winning recipe with her Peanutty Pie Crust Clusters.

A Short Pump resident whom was one of four finalists in a nationwide Pillsbury Bake-Off contest has out-baked her opponents and landed a $1 million prize from the company.

Henrico County resident Beth Royals entered the 47th annual contest for the third time (which, according to contest rules, is the maximum number of times participants may enter), submitting her Peanutty Pie Crust Clusters–Pillsbury pie crust cut into small squares and topped with peanut butter, peanuts, toffee bits, and shortening.

Royals’ big win was announced live this morning on ABC’s The Chew.

Read more from the Richmond Times-Dispatch.

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How to make peanutty pie crust clusters

Photo: Cooking Contest Central

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