Never Have I Ever with Ree

Never Have I Ever: Cookies and Milk Edition 01:09

Ree plays "Never Have I Ever" using cookie shot glasses filled with milk.

Christmas Carol Trivia 01:27

Ree and Eddie quiz each other on their Christmas carol knowledge.

Wreath Ring Toss 01:11

Ree and Eddie get in the holiday spirit with a playful game of ring toss.

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Season 4, Episode 4

Visions of Christmas

Five visionary bakers use cookies to show off their idea of Christmas future. Then they recreate the excitement of unwrapping gifts on Christmas morning by building baked and breakable gift displays. Guest judge Gesine Prado joins hosts Ree Drummond and Eddie Jackson to crack open these edible gifts to reveal the best present of all -- more cookies! It's a lucky break for the cookie maker who wins the $10,000 prize.

Thursday
Dec 17
10pm | 9c
Season 4, Episode 2

Christmas Illusions

Five cookie makers make Christmas colors swirl by taking on the tie-dye cookie trend. Then, seeing is believing as they decorate cookies that look just like savory holiday appetizers. To cement the illusion, they have to use classic crudite ingredients like carrots, broccoli and cherry tomatoes in their cookie displays. Guest judge Gesine Prado joins hosts Ree Drummond and Eddie Jackson to take a closer look at the Christmas cookie imposter platters and award one cookie artist the $10,000 prize.

Thursday
Dec 17
11pm | 10c
Season 4, Episode 5

Christmas is Heating Up

Five talented cookie makers put their heart and soul into crafting cookies that celebrate Christmas weddings. Then the competition heats up as the cookie makers create 3-D Christmas trees inspired by plants found deep in the desert. Guest judge Jason Smith joins hosts Ree Drummond and Eddie Jackson to decide which baker has it made in the shade and deserves the $10,000 prize.

Friday
Dec 18
12am | 11c
Season 4, Episode 4

Visions of Christmas

Five visionary bakers use cookies to show off their idea of Christmas future. Then they recreate the excitement of unwrapping gifts on Christmas morning by building baked and breakable gift displays. Guest judge Gesine Prado joins hosts Ree Drummond and Eddie Jackson to crack open these edible gifts to reveal the best present of all -- more cookies! It's a lucky break for the cookie maker who wins the $10,000 prize.

Friday
Dec 18
1am | 12c
Season 4, Episode 2

Christmas Illusions

Five cookie makers make Christmas colors swirl by taking on the tie-dye cookie trend. Then, seeing is believing as they decorate cookies that look just like savory holiday appetizers. To cement the illusion, they have to use classic crudite ingredients like carrots, broccoli and cherry tomatoes in their cookie displays. Guest judge Gesine Prado joins hosts Ree Drummond and Eddie Jackson to take a closer look at the Christmas cookie imposter platters and award one cookie artist the $10,000 prize.

Friday
Dec 18
2am | 1c
Season 4, Episode 1

Christmas Games and Music

Five talented cookie makers create interchangeable mix-and-match Christmas character cookies. Then the cookie workshop comes alive with the sound of music as the bakers craft 3-D cookie displays inspired by holiday music. They must incorporate ingredients that evoke classic Christmas songs, like pears, figs and chestnuts, into their cookie compositions. Guest judge Gesine Prado joins hosts Ree Drummond and Eddie Jackson to decide which Christmas music cookie display hits the high notes, and when the final curtain drops, one cookie maker will be singing a sweet tune with the $10,000 prize.

Friday
Dec 18
3am | 2c
Season 2, Episode 5

Some Assembly Required Christmas

Host Eddie Jackson asks five of America's best cookie makers to create two cookies on sticks: one representing the best part of Christmas for kids and another showing the best part for grown-ups. Deciding which three cookie makers move on to the next round is a job for judges Ree Drummond, Dan Langan and Aarti Sequeira. For the display challenge, it's the night before Christmas, but the stockings have not been hung by the chimney with care. So the competitors must craft life-size Christmas stockings entirely out of cookies and incorporate winter fruits like pomegranates, pears or clementines. Only the best of the best gets to stuff their stocking with the $10,000 grand prize.

Sunday
Dec 20
3pm | 2c
Season 2, Episode 6

Colorful Christmas

Traditional Christmas colors are red and green, but festive foodies have been lighting up social media with hip ombre hues, too. For the decorating challenge, host Eddie Jackson asks five trendy cookie makers to create cookies that feature at least four shades of a color. Judges Ree Drummond, Jordan Pilarski and Gesine Prado determine which three bakers have the color palette and palate worthy of moving on to the display challenge, when the remaining competitors make the workshop glow with 3-D cookie creations that actually light up! They must incorporate invigorating ingredients like coffee, chai or matcha tea, and the cookie maker that shines the brightest becomes a Christmas Cookie champion.

Sunday
Dec 20
4pm | 3c
Season 1, Episode 2

Traditions Turned Trendy

The festive fever is high in the decorating round as five trendsetting cookie makers hack classic cookie cutter shapes and decorate them with totally wild new designs. Judges Kimberly Bailey, Damiano Carrara and Ree Drummond will choose which three bakers have a knack for hacks and which two must pack for home. The competition intensifies in the display round when host Eddie Jackson challenges the remaining bakers to build an entire Christmas tree out of cookies. The cookie tree that rises above the rest will be crowned the best and snag the $10,000 prize.

Sunday
Dec 20
5pm | 4c
Season 3, Episode 8

Merry Christmas Makeover

Eddie Jackson wishes five festive cookie makers a very Merry "Fit-mas" because Ol' St. Nick has put the entire North Pole on a strict fitness regimen. The competitors have to decorate cookies showing beloved characters from the North Pole getting fit, and judges Matt Adlard, Ree Drummond and Brandi Milloy decide which cookie makers shape up and which ones ship out. Then it's time for a much bigger makeover as the bakers redesign and reconstruct Santa's house using only cookies. They also have to infuse their sugary shacks with innovative ingredients like tahini, avocado, olive oil and almond butter. It's a remodeling race to the finish with the $10,000 prize awaiting the most adept cookie architect.

Sunday
Dec 20
6pm | 5c
Season 2, Episode 4

Christmas Surprises

Host Eddie Jackson brings down his box of Christmas cookie cutters from the attic only to realize that it's actually his Halloween box! Now, five gifted cookie makers must hack the Halloween cutters into classic Christmas cookies. Judges Ree Drummond, Jordan Pilarski and Gesine Prado decide which cookies are frightfully festive and which are just frightful. After Halloween, there's no better way to count down the days to Christmas than with an advent calendar, so the talented bakers race against the clock to bake, decorate and assemble cookie calendars with surprises hidden behind each day. The best calendar earns one cookie maker a date with destiny and a $10,000 grand prize.

Sunday
Dec 20
7pm | 6c
Season 2, Episode 3

Christmas Comes in All Sizes

Host Eddie Jackson loves traditional nesting dolls because they're the kind of Christmas gift that keeps on giving. So for this decorating challenge, he asks five of America's finest cookie makers to whip up six cookies of the same design that get progressively smaller. It's a tall order for judges Stephanie Boswell, Ree Drummond and Molly Yeh to decide which two cookie makers come up short in the first round. The task gets even tougher in the display challenge as the three remaining cookie makers must craft a Christmas village completely out of cookies. It's mayhem on Main Street as the bakers compete with $10,000 on the line.

Sunday
Dec 20
8pm | 7c
Season 2, Episode 3

Christmas Comes in All Sizes

Host Eddie Jackson loves traditional nesting dolls because they're the kind of Christmas gift that keeps on giving. So for this decorating challenge, he asks five of America's finest cookie makers to whip up six cookies of the same design that get progressively smaller. It's a tall order for judges Stephanie Boswell, Ree Drummond and Molly Yeh to decide which two cookie makers come up short in the first round. The task gets even tougher in the display challenge as the three remaining cookie makers must craft a Christmas village completely out of cookies. It's mayhem on Main Street as the bakers compete with $10,000 on the line.

Monday
Dec 21
3am | 2c

About the show

Holiday cookies are more than mere sweets -- they are gifts, mementos of childhood, and most certainly made with pride. In Christmas Cookie Challenge, five confident and daring bakers compete to prove their holiday cookie-making skills. Tough-love judges are on hand to crown the holiday cookie master, who will go home with a $10,000 prize!

About the Host

Eddie Jackson

Eddie Jackson is the winner of Food Network Star, Season 11 and a former NFL player who is a fierce competitor both in the kitchen and on the field. Now a food truck owner, private chef and personal trainer, he is dedicated to making healthy food taste absolutely delicious.