Mississippi baker wins Food Network’s Christmas Cookie Challenge

Published 8:33 pm Sunday, November 20, 2022

A Mississippi cookie baker won the Food Network’s Christmas Cookie Challenge in an episode that aired Sunday night.

Beth Hennington, of Madison, Mississippi, operates a speciality cookie company called The Vanillian where she specializes in creating highly detailed, decorated cookies.

Hennington was selected to compete in the annual Christmas cookie battle which was taped weeks ago, but aired Sunday night.

Subscribe to our free email newsletter

Get the latest news sent to your inbox

The show features five competitors who must bake themed creations on deadline. The show features Ree Drummond and Eddie Jackson as judges/hosts.

As winner Hennington earns the title of Christmas Cookie Champion from the Food Network and also take home a $10,000 prize.