Farm City Days


 Winners of the Homemade Bar Contest:

First Place: Elaine Midtbruget, Lake Crystal

Razzle Apple Streusel Bars
2 c. Quaker Oats, uncooked, old fashioned or quick
2 ½ c all-purpose flour
1 ¼ c. sugar
2 tsp. baking powder
1 c margarine or butter, melted
3 c. apples, peeled and thinly sliced
2 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
12 oz jar (1 cup) raspberry preserves

Heat oven to 375 degrees.  For crust and streusel topping, combine oats, flour, sugar and baking powder and mix well.  Add margarine, mixing until moistened.

Reserve 2 cups and set aside.  Press remaining oat mixture onto bottom of 9 x 13 baking pan.  Bake 15 minutes.  For filling, combine apples, flour and stir in preserves.  Spread onto crust to within  ½ inch of edge.  Sprinkle with reserved oat mixture, pressing lightly.  Bake 30-35 minutes or until light golden brown.        Makes 2 dozen. 

Second Place: Lenora Zitzman, New Ulm

Frito-Lay Bars
1 pkg. Fritos (9 ¼ oz)
1 cup sugar
1 cup corn syrup
1 cup peanut butter
Chocolate chips

Put 1 pkg of Fritos in greased jelly roll pan. Boil sugar and corn syrup.

Add peanut butter.  Pour over Fritos.  Sprinkle chocolate chips over top.      Enjoy!


Third Place – Michele Schroeder, Courtland

Out of This World Brownies
1 cup butter, softened
2 cups sugar
4 eggs
2 tsp vanilla extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
¼ cup plus 3 tbsp. baking cocoa
1/8 tsp salt

 Brown Butter Frosting:
½ cup butter
4 cups confectioners’ sugar
¼ cup plus 2 tsp half & half cream
2 tsp. vanilla extract

1 square (1 oz) unsweetened chocolate
1 Tbsp butter

In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar.  Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.  Beat in vanilla.  Combine flour, cocoa, and salt; gradually add to the creamed mixture.  Spread into a greased 9 x 13 inch baking pan.

Bake at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.  Do not over bake.  Cool on a wire rack.

For the frosting, in a heavy saucepan, cook and stir butter over medium heat for 5-7 minutes or until golden brown.  Pour into a mixing bowl; beat in confectioners’ sugar, cream and vanilla.  Frost cooled brownies 



The 10th Annual Farm-City Day Celebration

will be Thursday November 10
at the

Youth Coliseum at the

Brown County Fairgrounds, New Ulm


Join us for a complimentary breakfast, live music and entertainment, fellowship, live radio broadcasts, door prizes and more as we celebrate National Farm-City Week!
~HomemadeBar Contest!~

(see below for this rules and how to enter)

Homemade Bar Contest Prizes:
1st place – $30.00 Gift Certificate to Joni’s Restaurant and Catering 
2nd place – $20.00 Gift Certificate to Joni’s Restaurant and Catering
3rd place – $10.00 Gift Certificate to Joni’s Restaurant and Catering 

Co-sponsored by KNUJ AM 860/ SAM 107.3 FM/Brown and Nicollet County Farm Bureau,


Farm-City Hub Club

New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce

A Special Thanks to all the Musicians!


 Farm City Days is sponsored by:

The Legal Professionals, Brown County Free Fair, Maday Motors, New Ulm Area Sport Fishermen, Chuck Spaeth Ford, Nicollet County Farm Bureau, Brown County Farm Bureau, Brown County Pork Producers, Jensen Motors, Joes Camper Sales, AMPI, New Ulm Medical Center, New Ulm Chamber of Commerce, Joni’s Restaurant and Catering, New Ulm FFA, Farm City Hub Club, River Creek Nursery, State Farm Insurance – Don Sanderson Agency, Greg Brandt Federal Hybrids, Nicollet County Dairy Ass., UFC, 1st District, Michael Foods, Woodstone Senior Living

2016 Homemade Bar Contest

Rules and Guidelines:

  1. Bars must be made from scratch by the entrant in a “home” kitchen.  No box mixes.
  1. Bars must be ready for judging at entry time.
  1. Please provide 6-8 2” bars. 
  1. Disposable containers (paper plate with saran wrap) should be used. No containers will be returned.  Bars become property of KNUJ Radio at entry time. 
  1. Recipe without  entrant’s name should be submitted with the bars.
  1. Entrants will be asked to sign a release form allowing KNUJ to use the entry bars, recipes, photos, etc. of the bar contest for promotional reasons. 
  1. Employees of KNUJ and their immediate family are not eligible to participate.

Bars should be delivered to KNUJ Studio in New Ulm on Wednesday, November 9th between 8:30 to 4:30 or to the  to the Youth Coliseum on the Brown County Fairgrounds on Thursday, November 10th  during the Farm-City Day Celebration.  Bars need to be entered by 8:00 AM.  Results of the bar contest will be available after 9:30 AM.

The bar contest is co-sponsored by

KNUJ AM 860/SAM 107.3 FM


Joni’s Restaurant and Catering.