New Braunfels baker to appear on Food Network’s 'Christmas Cookie Challenge'

Ashley Landerman of 2tarts Bakery in New Braunfels
Ashley Landerman, co-owner of 2tarts Bakery, will appear on Food Network's "Christmas Cookie Challenge" on Nov. 4. (Courtesy www.playinnewbraunfels.com)

Ashley Landerman, co-owner of 2tarts Bakery, will appear on Food Network's "Christmas Cookie Challenge" on Nov. 4. (Courtesy www.playinnewbraunfels.com)

A New Braunfels-based baker is set to appear on a nationally-televised cooking show.

Ashley Landerman, co-owner of 2tarts Bakery, will appear on Food Network’s “Christmas Cookie Challenge.” Landerman's episode, entitled “Homemade Holidays,” will appear Nov. 4 at 10 p.m. on the Food Network channel.


After a months-long application process, Landerman was selected to compete on the program, in which bakers face-off in two baking competitions that last two hours and four hours, respectively. Judges Matt Adlard, Ree Drummond and Brandi Milloy choose the eventual winner and recipient of a $10,000 cash-prize.

“The whole experience was incredible,” Landerman said. “I was definitely super nervous, but it drives my concentration and creativity. Plus, I really liked hanging out with the other competitors. I mean, who better to pass time with than people who love baking as much as I do?”

The cookies Landerman baked on the program will be available during the holiday season at 2tarts Bakery, 139 N. Castell Ave., New Braunfels.
By Lauren Canterberry
Lauren Canterberry began covering New Braunfels for Community Impact Newspaper in 2019. Her reporting focuses on education, development and breaking news. Lauren is originally from South Carolina and graduated from the University of Georgia in 2017.


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