Apex woman's Freddy Krueger gingerbread creation wins $25K on Food Network

RALEIGH (WTVD) -- An Apex woman won Food Network's Haunted Gingerbread Showdown.

Meghan Morris put together the winning Freddy Krueger gingerbread creation, winning herself $25,000 and a feature in Food Network magazine!

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Morris has competed in the Omni Grove Park Inn's National Gingerbread House Competition since she was a teenager.

During one episode of Food Network's Haunted Gingerbread Showdown, Morris cut her finger. She had to get medical assistance and keep pushing ahead with her creation.

She advanced to the finals of the competition, which aired Oct. 27. Her Nightmare on Elm Street gingerbread exhibit wowed the judges and made her the winner.

Cary's Grier Rubeling also competed in the televised competition, winning the preliminary round and advancing to the finals.

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