Whether their creative outlet lies in the kitchen, on the drawing board or behind the camera lens, Marzetti Caramel Dip is encouraging Americans to dip into their imagination with the uDip sweepstakes. Creative minds can enter the Marzetti Caramel Dip package design, photo and recipe contests for a chance to win a variety of artistic prizes, including $5,000 for their local school's art program and Canon digital cameras. Online gaming fans can also play the Dizzy Dessert online game or enter the instant win sweepstakes for additional chances to win prizes every day.

"The delicious, creamy versatility of Marzetti Caramel Dip has helped families get more creative with their snacking, and our uDip Sweepstakes celebrates this in a fun, engaging way," said Bev Sandberg, Vice President of Marketing at the T. Marzetti Company. "We want America to show off its caramel creativity – whether it's an artistic design, new way to dip or a unique new caramel-based recipe."

This fall, inspired individuals across the country can visit www.uDipSweepstakes.com to show off their caramel creativity through the following contests and sweepstakes:

    • Package Design Contest – Young artists can enter their own creative Marzetti Caramel Dip package design for a chance to see their creation come to life on the package the next time they walk down the grocery aisle. One lucky student will have his or her design printed on the Fall 2011 Marzetti Old Fashioned Caramel Apple Dip Singles packaging and win an iMac computer and a Canon digital camera, plus $5,000 for their school's Art Department.

    • Caramel Dip Recipe Contest – Caramel Dip isn't just for apples. In fact, there are many ways to use creamy caramel in everything from French toast to toffee. Creative cooks can submit their favorite, unique recipes featuring Marzetti Caramel Dip for a chance to win a $300 Williams Sonoma Gift Card.

    • Marzetti Caramel Dip Photo Contest – From fancy dance moves to behind-the-back dipping with fruit, budding photographers can capture their creative Caramel Dip snacking and submit their photos online for a chance to win a new Canon digital camera.

    • Instant Win and Dizzy Dessert Game – Play the Dizzy Dessert game for a chance to win Apple iPads, iPods, iTunes gift cards and Marzetti product coupons. Check online every day for additional instant win opportunities.

The contest is open to U.S. residents and ends November 30, 2010. For official rules, entry forms and lists of prizes visit www.uDipSweepstakes.com.