Host Eddie Jackson challenges five cookie makers to create custom Santa cookie shapes without using cookie cutters. Judges James Briscione, Ree Drummond, and Joy Wilson decide who wins the challenge. The remaining bakers create a Christmas wreath using cookies. The winning baker takes home $10,000.
Wintry Christmas window views are put on a cookie. In the display round, the remaining cookie masters represent their favorite Christmas Eve tradition in 3D cookie form, and one competitor will have the best Christmas ever when they win $10,000.
In the decorating round, five cookie makers must take inspiration from one classic winter warmer to create cookie mug toppers and decadent cookie dunkers. Then, each of the final three contestants prepare an entirely edible cookie platter, complete with edible shot glasses during the display round.
In the decorating round, five cookie makers must make one supersized decorated cookie for Santa plus some tiny decorated cookies for the elves. Then, for the display round, the remaining cookie makers must bring a wonderland scene to life using cookies to create a 3D tableau.
Five trendsetting cookie makers hack classic cookie-cutter shapes and decorate them with wild new designs. In the display round, the remaining bakers must build an entire Christmas tree out of cookies. The winner will snag the $10,000 prize.