For the first time ever on Christmas Cookie Challenge, hosts Ree Drummond and Eddie Jackson invite four couples to compete in the workshop! First, the lovebirds have to create two personalized Christmas gift tags -- one for each of them. After one couple is eliminated, the remaining pairs construct a fortress fit to withstand a spirited snowball fight along with a ready pile of "snowballs." One loving couple will leave happily ever after with the $10,000 prize and the title of Christmas Cookie Champions.
Christmas is the perfect time for no-strings-attached gift giving, but hosts Ree Drummond and Eddie Jackson have five incredible cookie makers adding a lot of strings as they take on a new trend in DIY Christmas decor -- string art! The joyous journey continues as the carnival comes to town, and the remaining bakers construct Christmas cookie carousels that'd make the perfect spinning centerpiece. To capture the essence of a carnival, they'll incorporate traditional circus foods into their cookies, like kettle corn, peanuts, caramel apples and churros. One talented cookie maker will take home $10,000 and the title of Christmas Cookie Champion!
The gingerbread men are having a North Pole party, and it's up to five festive cookie makers to come up with their cookie costumes. After hosts Ree Drummond and Eddie Jackson separate the haute from the not, the four remaining bakers channel their inner architect by constructing cookie versions of Downtown North Pole. Since everyone up in the land of Christmas eats nothing but candy, they'll have to incorporate some sweets into their dough. One cookie maker will be the talk of the town after winning the $10,000 prize and the title of Christmas Cookie Champion.
Five talented cookie makers reveal who's on Santa's list by creating one cookie that shows someone doing a good deed and another with someone being naughty! Hosts Ree Drummond and Eddie Jackson decide who ends up on Santa's good side and which naughty cookie-maker goes home. In round two, the cookiers create the nicest displays of all -- cookie angel figurines. They'll have to use good spirits in their festive figurines, like cinnamon schnapps, mezcal, honey liqueur and white chocolate liqueur. When the heavens clear, only one cookie maker will emerge with the $10,000 prize and the title of Christmas Cookie Champion.
Five crafty cookie makers turn back the clock with their own interpretation of a young Santa and Mrs. Claus before hosts Ree Drummond and Eddie Jackson decide which designs stand the test of time. Then, the bakers reach deep into the roots of Christmas by building cookie greenhouses with edible windows where Christmas trees can grow and thrive. Their gorgeous greenhouses will be infused with fresh herbs, including basil, rosemary, tarragon, and sage. The cookie maker who constructs the grandest greenhouse will earn some serious green with the $10,000 prize and the title of Christmas Cookie Champion.
Hosts Ree Drummond and Eddie Jackson ask five merry cookie makers to combine cookies and comics into an edible comic strip. The big laughs lead to an even bigger challenge as the cookiers create larger-than-life ornaments made entirely out of cookies! Their designs may be big, but the bakers will have to incorporate extra-small ingredients like sesame seeds, pine nuts, pumpkin seeds and sunflower seeds into their displays. The cookie maker who makes the most extraordinary, extra-large ornament will win the $10,000 prize and the title of Christmas Cookie Champion.
Our favorite Christmas traditions go way back, and now five of the best cookie makers take it way, waaaaay back with holiday cookies from when dinosaurs roamed the Earth. Hosts Ree Drummond and Eddie Jackson decide which competitor is left in the past before challenging the bakers to craft 3D cookie vehicles for getting around the North Pole. Balloons, boats and scooters will be part of Santa's new fleet for beating the sleet, fueled with tasty soda pop flavors like orange, grape, black cherry and birch beer. One lucky cookie maker’s magical ride will end with the $10,000 prize and the title of Christmas Cookie Champion.
We all know what goes on the night before Christmas, and now five fantastic cookie makers take hosts Ree Drummond and Eddie Jackson behind the scenes at the North Pole by whipping up cookies that reveal what the heroes of Christmas get up to the day after. Then, the cookie makers share a peek at the place where Santa parks his sleigh -- the rooftop! A location with that kind of action better be durable, so they'll have to lay roof tiles in the form of peanut brittle, peppermint bark, honeycomb candy or English toffee. One cookie maker will take home a prize hot enough to melt a hole through the roof -- $10,000 and the title of Christmas Cookie Champion!