S9, EP8 "Happy Holiday Getaways"
Jesse Palmer escapes the cold weather by challenging the bakers to create desert-inspired succulent tarts, and two competitors are sent skiing into a cookie cake showdown.
S9, EP7 "Holiday Rush"
The bakers feel the holiday rush as Jesse Palmer sends them through three heated challenges: create ugly sweater cakes, turn store-bought cake into tasty centerpieces and build a snowman croquembouche.
S9, EP6 "The World of Holidays"
In honor of Kwanzaa, Jesse Palmer tasks the bakers with crafting desserts that feature fresh corn for a traditional Kwanzaa display; the competitors put their personal stamp on international holiday desserts.
S9, EP5 "Holiday Movie Magic"
Jesse Palmer challenges the bakers to create a holiday high tea; the bakers get inspired by a holiday movie trope to create a dessert that's dripping with festive decorations.
S9, EP4 "Dining Out for the Holidays"
Jesse Palmer asks the bakers to turn steakhouse desserts into decadent holiday treats; then, the competitors impress the judges by transforming a traditional steakhouse icon into a tasty Christmas tree.
S9, EP3 "Feeling Sweet and Thankful"
Smoked, fried, brined, roasted and bacon-wrapped, Jesse Palmer uses the five-way turkey as inspiration for the bakers' preheat challenge; the competitors divide into teams to create a flight of pies that takes the judges on a flavorful journey.
S9, EP2 "Getting Ready for Thanksgiving"
Jesse Palmer tasks the bakers with creating desserts featuring ingredients from Thanksgiving dinner; the competitors go beyond cookies to give the jolly gingerbread man a makeover to impress the judges.
S9, EP1 "First Snow"
Jesse Palmer welcomes the 12 bakers by challenging them to create fall pavlova wreaths; the competitors divide into cake and pie teams to finally decide the best holiday dessert and win immunity from judges Nancy Fuller, Duff Goldman and Carla Hall.