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 6

Homespun Christmas

With old-school crafts trending in a major way, five talented cookie makers are tasked with creating Christmas cross-stitch cookies. Decorating cookies with lifelike embroidery patterns might just be the most technically difficult cookie challenge yet! Then the crafting continues as the bakers combine the beauty of a wreath with the fun of a Christmas character in one massive, 3-D cookie display. Guest judge Jason Smith and hosts Ree Drummond and Eddie Jackson decide which Christmas character wreath is worthy of winning the $10,000 prize.

Monday
Nov 1
10pm | 9c
Season 4, Episode 6

Homespun Christmas

With old-school crafts trending in a major way, five talented cookie makers are tasked with creating Christmas cross-stitch cookies. Decorating cookies with lifelike embroidery patterns might just be the most technically difficult cookie challenge yet! Then the crafting continues as the bakers combine the beauty of a wreath with the fun of a Christmas character in one massive, 3-D cookie display. Guest judge Jason Smith and hosts Ree Drummond and Eddie Jackson decide which Christmas character wreath is worthy of winning the $10,000 prize.

Tuesday
Nov 2
2am | 1c
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.

Saturday
Nov 6
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.

Saturday
Nov 6
7pm | 6c
Season 3, Episode 7

Homemade Holidays

Eddie Jackson cherishes homemade gifts that come from the heart, so he asks five of the top cookie makers to create cookies that look like handcrafted gifts. Judges Matt Adlard, Ree Drummond and Brandi Milloy pick their favorite homespun creation. Then the competitors have to create complex cookie garlands worthy of stringing up in front of the fireplace, and they fire up their cookies with smoky ingredients like paprika, smoked almonds, Gouda and scotch. When the smoke clears, one cookie maker is left standing with the $10,000 prize.

Saturday
Nov 6
8pm | 7c
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.

Saturday
Nov 6
9pm | 8c
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.

Saturday
Nov 6
10pm | 9c
Season 1, Episode 7

Crafty Christmas

Host Eddie Jackson challenges five of America's cleverest cookie makers to create their own custom Santa cookie shapes without the use of cookie cutters! Judges James Briscione, Ree Drummond and Joy "The Baker" Wilson step in to decide who succeeds and who just makes "Bad Santas." In the display round, the three remaining bakers have to get even more crafty by creating a Christmas wreath using only cookies. When the flour settles, only one baker's wreath will earn $10,000 of holiday green.

Saturday
Nov 6
11pm | 10c
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
Nov 7
12am | 11c
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.

Sunday
Nov 7
1am | 1c
Season 1, Episode 7

Crafty Christmas

Host Eddie Jackson challenges five of America's cleverest cookie makers to create their own custom Santa cookie shapes without the use of cookie cutters! Judges James Briscione, Ree Drummond and Joy "The Baker" Wilson step in to decide who succeeds and who just makes "Bad Santas." In the display round, the three remaining bakers have to get even more crafty by creating a Christmas wreath using only cookies. When the flour settles, only one baker's wreath will earn $10,000 of holiday green.

Sunday
Nov 7
2am | 1c
Season 3, Episode 7

Homemade Holidays

Eddie Jackson cherishes homemade gifts that come from the heart, so he asks five of the top cookie makers to create cookies that look like handcrafted gifts. Judges Matt Adlard, Ree Drummond and Brandi Milloy pick their favorite homespun creation. Then the competitors have to create complex cookie garlands worthy of stringing up in front of the fireplace, and they fire up their cookies with smoky ingredients like paprika, smoked almonds, Gouda and scotch. When the smoke clears, one cookie maker is left standing with the $10,000 prize.

Sunday
Nov 7
3am | 2c
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.

Monday
Nov 8
10pm | 9c

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.