Holiday Fun with Eddie and 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 3, Episode 2

Colors of Christmas

Five creative cookie makers are dreaming of a white Christmas as Eddie Jackson challenges them to decorate cookies using only detail, texture and relief. Judges Ree Drummond, Dwayne Ingraham and Gesine Prado decide which colorless cookies stand apart from the rest. Then the bakers let loose with an explosion of color as they create cookie tarts with layer upon layer of giant cookies and luscious cream. They also brighten up their cookie displays with vibrant ingredients like pomegranates, red currants, kiwis and matcha in the hope of walking away with the grand prize of $10,000.

Monday
Nov 22
5pm | 4c
Season 3, Episode 1

Picture-Perfect Christmas

Eddie Jackson invites five of America's finest cookie makers to take on the world of fine art by assembling spectacular cookie mosaics. Judges Ree Drummond, Dwayne Ingraham and Gesine Prado decide if all the pieces fall into place. Then the cookie masters have to arrange decorated cookies into a single image worthy of display in the Louvre Museum. The infuse their edible art with cheery liqueurs like kirsch, creme de menthe, anisette and blue curacao. Proving that there's money in art, the prettiest cookie platter wins one cookie maker a $10,000 prize.

Monday
Nov 22
6pm | 5c
Season 5, Episode 6

Self-Portraits

Five fantastic cookie makers recreate the feel of a cup of hot cocoa on a frosty Christmas morn by crafting holiday mugs out of cookies! Then, hosts Ree Drummond and Eddie Jackson turn the workshop into a merry art museum as they ask the cookiers to create cookie self-portraits. To give their artwork an extra splash of color, they have to incorporate vibrant ingredients like beets, butterfly pea tea or saffron. One cookie Caravaggio earns some serious "Monet" -- the $10,000 prize!

Monday
Nov 22
10pm | 9c
Season 5, Episode 6

Self-Portraits

Five fantastic cookie makers recreate the feel of a cup of hot cocoa on a frosty Christmas morn by crafting holiday mugs out of cookies! Then, hosts Ree Drummond and Eddie Jackson turn the workshop into a merry art museum as they ask the cookiers to create cookie self-portraits. To give their artwork an extra splash of color, they have to incorporate vibrant ingredients like beets, butterfly pea tea or saffron. One cookie Caravaggio earns some serious "Monet" -- the $10,000 prize!

Tuesday
Nov 23
2am | 1c
Season 2, Episode 2

Mr. and Mrs. Claus

Everyone knows how Santa Claus spends Christmas Eve, but for this decorating challenge, host Eddie Jackson asks five talented cookie makers to imagine what Christmas Eve looks like for Mrs. Claus. Judges Stephanie Boswell, Ree Drummond and Molly Yeh know that Santa's better half deserves the very best, so only the top three move on to the display challenge, where they have to craft gorgeous fireplace mantels out of cookies with ingredients like Brazil nuts, hazelnuts or macadamia nuts. It's one tough nut to crack, but one cookie maker's fireplace scene will outshine the rest for a $10,000 prize.

Thursday
Nov 25
7pm | 6c
Season 3, Episode 5

Christmas Mischief

There's no hiding when Eddie Jackson tasks five of America's best cookie makers with creating Christmas character masks made of cookies. Judges Vivian Chan, Ree Drummond and Dan Langan decide which masks are marvelous and which are just misses. Then there are more ho-ho-hijinks as a mischievous elf pops up in the pantry and all over the workshop! Inspired by his antics, Eddie asks the cookie makers to create delightful 3-D cookie displays capturing the elf's adventures. Mischief and mayhem abound as the cookie maker who best captures this tiny terror earns $10,000.

Thursday
Nov 25
8pm | 7c
Season 5, Episode 5

A Very Retro Christmas

Hosts Ree Drummond and Eddie Jackson are feeling nostalgic as five top cookie makers create Christmas cookies that reflect decades past. Then, the merry trip down memory lane continues as the cookiers craft 3-D edible snow globes with 360-degree shine. They draw flavor inspiration from globe-shaped ingredients like blood oranges, golden berries and grapes, and the most-dazzling dome earns one competitor the $10,000 prize!

Thursday
Nov 25
9pm | 8c
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.

Thursday
Nov 25
10pm | 9c
Season 1, Episode 5

Christmas Gifts

Santa has fallen behind on toys this year, so host Eddie Jackson recruits five crafty cookie makers to make decorated cookie toys in the first round. Judges Ree Drummond, Dan Langan and Aarti Sequeira decide which three bakers have saved Christmas for all the good little girls and boys. The gift-giving doesn't stop in the display round as the three remaining cookie masters must make entirely edible cookie boxes to fill with Christmas cookies. They say it's better to give than receive, but in this case, the best cookie maker will take home a $10,000 present.

Thursday
Nov 25
11pm | 10c
Season 5, Episode 5

A Very Retro Christmas

Hosts Ree Drummond and Eddie Jackson are feeling nostalgic as five top cookie makers create Christmas cookies that reflect decades past. Then, the merry trip down memory lane continues as the cookiers craft 3-D edible snow globes with 360-degree shine. They draw flavor inspiration from globe-shaped ingredients like blood oranges, golden berries and grapes, and the most-dazzling dome earns one competitor the $10,000 prize!

Friday
Nov 26
12am | 11c
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.

Friday
Nov 26
1am | 12c
Season 1, Episode 5

Christmas Gifts

Santa has fallen behind on toys this year, so host Eddie Jackson recruits five crafty cookie makers to make decorated cookie toys in the first round. Judges Ree Drummond, Dan Langan and Aarti Sequeira decide which three bakers have saved Christmas for all the good little girls and boys. The gift-giving doesn't stop in the display round as the three remaining cookie masters must make entirely edible cookie boxes to fill with Christmas cookies. They say it's better to give than receive, but in this case, the best cookie maker will take home a $10,000 present.

Friday
Nov 26
2am | 1c
Season 3, Episode 5

Christmas Mischief

There's no hiding when Eddie Jackson tasks five of America's best cookie makers with creating Christmas character masks made of cookies. Judges Vivian Chan, Ree Drummond and Dan Langan decide which masks are marvelous and which are just misses. Then there are more ho-ho-hijinks as a mischievous elf pops up in the pantry and all over the workshop! Inspired by his antics, Eddie asks the cookie makers to create delightful 3-D cookie displays capturing the elf's adventures. Mischief and mayhem abound as the cookie maker who best captures this tiny terror earns $10,000.

Friday
Nov 26
3am | 2c
Season 5, Episode 6

Self-Portraits

Five fantastic cookie makers recreate the feel of a cup of hot cocoa on a frosty Christmas morn by crafting holiday mugs out of cookies! Then, hosts Ree Drummond and Eddie Jackson turn the workshop into a merry art museum as they ask the cookiers to create cookie self-portraits. To give their artwork an extra splash of color, they have to incorporate vibrant ingredients like beets, butterfly pea tea or saffron. One cookie Caravaggio earns some serious "Monet" -- the $10,000 prize!

Sunday
Nov 28
11pm | 10c
Season 5, Episode 6

Self-Portraits

Five fantastic cookie makers recreate the feel of a cup of hot cocoa on a frosty Christmas morn by crafting holiday mugs out of cookies! Then, hosts Ree Drummond and Eddie Jackson turn the workshop into a merry art museum as they ask the cookiers to create cookie self-portraits. To give their artwork an extra splash of color, they have to incorporate vibrant ingredients like beets, butterfly pea tea or saffron. One cookie Caravaggio earns some serious "Monet" -- the $10,000 prize!

Monday
Nov 29
2am | 1c
Season 5, Episode 4

Christmas Cookie Games

It's all fun and games in the workshop as five of the most-talented cookie makers around play a game of Christmas opposites by flipping the cookie script on classic Christmas designs. Then the games continue as hosts Ree Drummond and Eddie Jackson ask for edible 3-D board games that they can actually play ... and then eat! Holiday cocktails go perfect with game night, so the bakers must incorporate boozy flavors into their cookies, too. One cookie gamer leaves with the ultimate party favor -- $10,000!

Monday
Nov 29
10pm | 9c
Season 5, Episode 4

Christmas Cookie Games

It's all fun and games in the workshop as five of the most-talented cookie makers around play a game of Christmas opposites by flipping the cookie script on classic Christmas designs. Then the games continue as hosts Ree Drummond and Eddie Jackson ask for edible 3-D board games that they can actually play ... and then eat! Holiday cocktails go perfect with game night, so the bakers must incorporate boozy flavors into their cookies, too. One cookie gamer leaves with the ultimate party favor -- $10,000!

Tuesday
Nov 30
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.

Thursday
Dec 2
7pm | 6c
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.

Thursday
Dec 2
8pm | 7c
Season 5, Episode 2

Christmas Chandeliers

Hosts Ree Drummond and Eddie Jackson are shaking things up in the Christmas cookie workshop as they ask five talented cookie makers to take on the fault line dessert trend and create cookies decorated to reveal surprises beneath the icing. Then the competitors must defy gravity by building giant, hanging cookie chandeliers worthy of the finest Christmas dinner table. Their cookie flavors must be reminiscent of classic holiday candles like apple cider, mulled wine or peppermint, and one lucky cookie maker will be dancing on the ceiling with the $10,000 prize.

Thursday
Dec 2
9pm | 8c
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 2
10pm | 9c
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.

Thursday
Dec 2
11pm | 10c
Season 5, Episode 2

Christmas Chandeliers

Hosts Ree Drummond and Eddie Jackson are shaking things up in the Christmas cookie workshop as they ask five talented cookie makers to take on the fault line dessert trend and create cookies decorated to reveal surprises beneath the icing. Then the competitors must defy gravity by building giant, hanging cookie chandeliers worthy of the finest Christmas dinner table. Their cookie flavors must be reminiscent of classic holiday candles like apple cider, mulled wine or peppermint, and one lucky cookie maker will be dancing on the ceiling with the $10,000 prize.

Friday
Dec 3
12am | 11c
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 3
1am | 12c
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.

Friday
Dec 3
2am | 1c
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.

Friday
Dec 3
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 Hosts

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.

Ree Drummond

Ree is a writer, photographer, ranch wife and mother of four. She is now host of Food Network's hit show The Pioneer Woman.

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