The Perfect 3 Winning Recipes

In search of the perfect recipe? Look no further. We've got the winning recipes from The Perfect 3 recipe contest for burgers, brownies, tacos, cakes and more.

Monkey Tail Banana Cake

Rich banana cake is studded with chocolate chips, layered with chocolate-hazelnut spread and topped with fluffy whipped-cream frosting in Sara Hodgson's winning cake recipe.

Get the Recipe: Monkey Tail Banana Cake

Ranchero Corn Cakes

Jalapenos add heat to Lauren Beth Walker's winning corn cake recipe. Serve in pancake form for breakfast, or cook the batter in a skillet for a dinnertime side.

Get the Recipe: Ranchero Corn Cakes

Nate's Bacon Burger

Follow Nate Bedford's lead and serve homemade BBQ sauce with your burgers. It's just one of many flavorful elements in his winning burger recipe.

Get the Recipe: Nate's Bacon Burger

Dark Chocolate-Espresso Kissed Brownies

Be sure not to overbake Teresa Ralston's winning brownie recipe. You want the results to be rich, dense and fudgy.

Get the Recipe: Dark Chocolate Espresso Kissed Brownies with Chocolate Mascarpone Frosting

Chipotle Chicken Enchiladas

Tracy Shipman's winning recipe for chicken enchiladas includes three varieties of chiles and really brings the heat.

Get the Recipe: Chicken Enchiladas with Roasted Tomatillo Chile Salsa

"I Want to Marry You" Cookies

Forget plain ol' chocolate chip. Melissa Stadler's winning cookie recipe adds cinnamon and oats to the dough and features two types of chocolate chips.

Get the Recipe: I Want to Marry You Cookies

Beef Brisket Bonanza Sandwich

The secret to Candy Gold's sandwich is the addition of gingersnaps while cooking the brisket. The cookies help thicken the sauce and add a touch of sweetness to the final dish.

Get the Recipe: Beef Brisket Bonanza Sandwich

Lorie's Ultimate Coconut Cream Pie

Coconut lovers will go crazy for Lorie Roach's winning pie recipe: It features coconut flavor four ways.

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Potato, Caramelized Leek, and Bacon-Stuffed Puff Pastry

Caramelized leeks and bacon give Joanne Maurer Ozug's winning recipe for stuffed puff pastry layers of flavor.

Get the Recipe: Potato, Caramelized Leek, and Bacon-Stuffed Puff Pastry

Stuffed Grape Leaves

Christa Haggai's recipe for stuffed grape leaves is perfect for a small-plates party.

Get the Recipe: Lebanese Grape Leaves

Pork Tenderloin Salad With Strawberries and Goat Cheese

Laura Lufkin's vinaigrette recipe does double duty in her winning salad: It marinates the pork and serves as the salad dressing.

Get the Recipe: Herb Marinated Pork Tenderloin Salad with Balsamic Strawberries and Goat Cheese

Grilled Steak Tacos With Chipotle Cream and Chimichurri

Pair a cold margarita with Dawn Richards' winning recipe for grilled steak tacos.

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Panhandle Chili

The secret ingredient in Vanessa Chavez's recipe for Panhandle Chili is beer.

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