Sweet Treats from the Stars

They can bring a tear with a tender ballad or get you dancing with a country rocker. And now, with GAC’s 12-Days of Country Cookies, your favorite stars prove they can also warm your heart and stomach with some sweet holiday memories. Enjoy as they share stories about their favorite Christmas cookies, treats, tarts and more!

Current Recipes

  • Day 16: Kimberly Schlapman — Coconut Cake & Haystacks

    Kimberly Schlapman

    "We don't have a holiday celebration unless my grandmother's… Watch »

    • Cook time: 25 minutes
    • Yield: 8-12 servings
  • Day 15: Josh Turner — Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls

    Josh Turner

    Josh's mom has been making this yummy holiday dessert since… Watch »

    • Cook time: N/A
    • Yield: 75 1-inch balls
  • Day 14: JT Hodges — Carrot Cookies

    JT Hodges

    JT salivates just talking about his wife's carrot coconut… Watch »

    • Cook time: 8-10 minutes
    • Yield: varies
  • Day 13: Edens Edge's Cherrill Green — Hello Dolly Bars

    Edens Edge's Cherrill Green

    During the holidays, Cherrill craves her mom's Hello Dolly Bars.Watch »

    • Cook time: 25-30 minutes
    • Yield: 18 bars
  • Day 12: Dustin Lynch — Apple Pie

    Dustin Lynch

    "Every year around the holidays, I always look forward to… Watch »

    • Cook time: About 1 hr
    • Yield: 8-12 servings
  • Day 11: Billy Ray Cyrus — Carrot Cake

    Billy Ray Cyrus

    "Sitting around at Christmastime stuffing our faces full of carrot… Watch »

    • Cook time: 30 min
    • Yield: 8-12 servings
  • Day 10: Easton Corbin — Coconut Cake

    Easton Corbin

    Easton's grandma makes the best coconut cake he's ever had! Watch »

    • Cook time: 25 min
    • Yield: 8-12 servings
  • Day 9: Billy Dean — Pumpkin Cookies

    Billy Dean

    "One of our best friends – her name is Willie -- grew up Amish… Watch »

    • Cook time: 10 min
    • Yield: Varies
  • Day 8: Edens Edge Hannah Blaylock — Banana Cream Pie

    Edens Edge Hannah Blaylock

    Every year during the holidays, Hannah and her brother always… Watch »

    • Cook time: Varies
    • Yield: 2 9-inch pies
  • Day 7: Bucky Covington — 10 Layer Cake

    Bucky Covington

    Bucky says this cake is so rich, you can't finish one slice! … Watch »

    • Cook time: 1 hr 45 min
    • Yield: Varies
  • Day 6: Jerrod Niemann — Lemon Cheese Bars

    Jerrod Niemann

    Jerrod has one wish for Christmas: "Mom, please make… Watch »

    • Cook Time: 30 mins
    • Yield: Varies
  • Day 5: Trisha Yearwood — Ruth Tut Candy

    Trisha Yearwood

    "This candy is a Christmas memory for me. Beth and I can hardly… Watch »

    • Cook Time: Varies
    • Yield: 6 to 7 dozen 1-inch cubes
  • Day 4: Edens Edge Dean Berner — Secret Medicine Cookies

    Edens Edge Dean Berner

    "My mom is famous for these cookies that she… Watch »

    • Cook Time: 13-17 min
    • Yield: Varies
  • Day 3: Darryl Worley — Strawberry Cake & Peanut Butter Fudge

    Darryl Worley

    Darryl Worley has fond memories of his mom's peanut butter… Watch »

    • Cook Time: Follow box instructions
    • Yield: 8 -10 servings
  • Day 2: Kip Moore — Red Velvet Cake

    Kip Moore

    Kip has a sweet tooth & his grandmother's Red Velvet Cake always… Watch »

    • Cook Time: 40 min
    • Yield: 8 to 10 servings
  • Day 1: Farm Kings — Pumpkin Pie Cake

    Farm Kings

    No matter how full they are from dinner, everyone always saves room for… Watch »

    • Cook Time: 50-55 minutes
    • Yield: 3 - 9 inch round cakes
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Other Christmas Cookie Info

GAC's 12 Days of Country Cookies

Each year we serve up heartwarming stories from artists about their favorite holiday treats, and we give you the recipes to go with them! Browse through our entire yearly collection of sweet recipes here:
2012 Recipes »
2011 Recipes »
2010 Recipes »

GAC's Holiday Gift Guide

Whether you plan on spending a little or a lot this year, we've got everything you need for your favorite country fan! Start shopping »

Christmas Specials on GAC

Lady Antebellum: On This Winter's Night

Lady Antebellum performs a special holiday concert from Nashville's Schermerhorn Symphony Center.
Full schedule »

Christmas With Scotty McCreery & Friends

Hot young country stars Scotty McCreery, Gloriana, Jana Kramer, and Brett Eldredge join forces for this one-hour Christmas special. Full schedule »

The Making of Cheers, It's Christmas with Blake Shelton & Friends

Blake gives us a behind the scenes look at the recording of his new album, Cheers, It's Christmas.
Full schedule »

Food Network 12 Days of Cookies

Check out these creative cookies from our sister site! Click here »