"Cake Boss" Buddy Valastro shows how to ice a cake like a pro; Blue Ribbon baker Marjorie Johnson whips up orange sugar Christmas trees; and chef Aida Mollenkamp cooks a rack of lamb with green harissa sauce and pomegranate salsa. Also: Herb Alpert.
Jesse Metcalfe and Fiona Gubelmann ("Christmas Next Door"); 98 Degrees, who perform; "Red Copper Skillet Cooking" author Cathy Mitchell, who makes an apple cranberry crumble; and chef John Tesar, who cooks prime rib.
Lindy Booth ("Rocky Mountain Christmas"); William Shatner ("Better Late Than Never"); Hollywood producer DeVon Franklin; and Dr. Travis Stork ("The Doctors"), who shares how to stay healthy during the holidays.
Musician Shelly E. Johnson, who performs a Christmas song; Diedrich Bader ("American Housewife"); and cookbook author Danielle Walker, who prepares cabernet-braised short ribs with parsnip-turnip puree.
Alison Sweeney ("Christmas at Holly Lodge"); Holly Robinson Peete ("Christmas in Evergreen"); and chef Sam Marvin, who prepares a Christmas goose; Hallmark Cards illustrator Geoff Greenleaf, who's interviewed by Ken Wingard. Also: DIY Christmas Evergreen. Dylan Neal and Ali Fedotowsky-Manno guest host.
Sheryl Lee Ralph ("Christmas at Holly Lodge"); Jaclyn Smith; chef Aida Mollenkamp, who cooks a rack of lamb with green harissa and pomegranate salsa; and TV personality Whitney Port, who discusses holiday arrangements.
Cerina Vincent ("Stuck in the Middle"), who bakes chocolate covered cherry cookies; Kate Lambert and Caitlin Barlow ("Teachers"); and chef Catherine McCord, who cooks roast chicken with caramelized lemons, tomatoes, and olives.
Jodie Sweetin ("Finding Santa"); Michael Rady ("A Joyous Christmas"); chef David Codney, who shares turkey-carving tips and prepares quinoa with roasted apple, butternut squash and cider; and singer Nichole Nordeman.
Dermot Mulroney and Kimberly Williams-Paisley ("The Christmas Train"); Alicia Witt ("The Mistletoe Inn"); Rena Sofer ("The Bold and the Beautiful"); and chef Marcel Vigneron, who prepares spatchcock brine turkey.
Emilie Ullerup and Aaron O'Connell ("With Love, Christmas"); Jennie Garth, who makes a Boston cream pie in a jar; chef Judy Joo, who cooks baked ginger salt sea bass; and Dr. Randall Bell, who offers advice for leading a happier life.