Christmas Cookie Matchup

New Series to Debut this Holiday Season on Hallmark Drama featuring the cast of When Calls The Heart.


America’s most talented home bakers have a special opportunity to put their skills to the test alongside talent from one of cable’s highest-rated shows in “Christmas Cookie Matchup,’” a new series hosted by Jack Wagner (Bill Avery from “When Calls the Heart”) debuting on Hallmark Drama this holiday season. In addition to Wagner, “When Calls the Heart” stars Erin Krakow, Pascale Hutton, Kavan Smith, Chris McNally, Paul Greene and Andrea Brooks are confirmed to participate.

Premiering this holiday season, the five-part series kicks off with six teams of two consisting of one home baker and a different star from Hallmark Channel’s hit primetime series, “When Calls the Heart.” In each episode, a panel of two professional bakers will judge as the contestants go spatula-to-spatula in a variety of Christmas cookie and holiday dessert competitions. One team will be eliminated each week and, in the end, only one pair of cookie connoisseurs will prevail, winning the $25,000 grand prize.

“Christmas Cookie Matchup’” marks the first-ever original content developed for Hallmark Drama since the network launched in 2017.