The bakers pay homage to "A Christmas Carol," creating cupcakes with cookie ghost toppers and a hilariously haunting bust of Ebenezer Scrooge.
Time-honored traditions take a delightfully terrible turn with hand-painted cake-pop ornaments and a fruitcake featuring fan-favorite Wes.
A menorah made of jelly-filled doughnuts, a cake shaped like an inflatable bear, and the first celebrity contestant? This Festival of Lights is lit.
The bakers aim for the best of the bad list with angel-shaped waffle-cone tree toppers and a "Nicole at the Pole" cake with rock-candy geodes.
A Seuss-inspired sugary feast of green eggs, ham and the Grinch's roast beast. Would they, could they, ace these cakes? Sadly, no. They cannot bake.
It’s a countdown to disaster when the contestants make festive cookie masks and a spherical ball-drop cake to ring in the New Year.
It's a Christmas baking miracle when the contestants make a cake pop nativity, followed by a cake with an upside-down Santa.
The hapless bakers tackle a trio of wintry animal doughnuts before attempting an edible ski scene -- and it all goes downhill from there.
To celebrate Hanukkah, the contestants make hand-dipped dreidels, then take on an elaborate tiered cake made with kosher wine.
After a sticky round of Rice Krispies treats and cocoa, the lucky bakers' loved ones get to help them make a turkey cake with all the trimmings.
A gift-wrapped challenge reveals cookie toys -- with moving parts?!? But a metallic robot cake with working lights is an even more ridiculous ask.
Three "Nailed It!" fan favorites return to ring in the new year with a crumbling resolution cookie and a "tipsy-turvy" cake with four tiers.
Instead of baking, they'll be making. But can these not-so-crafty contestants deliver on a DIY diorama ornament and an incredibly ugly Christmas sweater?