Hallmark casting bakers for new Christmas cookie competition

Traditional, home-made Christmas cookies lie on plates in a household on December 21, 2010 in Berlin, Germany. Christmas cookies are an intrinsic part of Central European Christmas tradition and are usually baked at home according to recipes passed down through generations. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

LOS ANGELES — Do you have what it takes to be Hallmark’s next baking champion?  The channel known for its holiday flicks is currently casting contestants for a Christmas cookie baking competition.

“Are you confident in your creative abilities in the kitchen?” the casting call on Backstage.com reads. “If you have a talent for baking and are ready to put your skills to the test, we’d love to hear from you!”

The new holiday-themed TV show will put bakers through numerous decorating and tasting challenges with the chance to win a grand prize of $25,000.

According to the casting call, Hallmark is preferably looking for “outgoing” bakers and cookie-makers from the Southern California area, however talented people from across the nation can apply.

Contestants must be able to film in Los Angeles from July 29 through August 4.

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