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'Murder, She Baked: A Chocolate Chip Cookie Mystery' Premieres Tonight, Stars Alison Sweeney, Cameron Mathison & Barbara Niven

Murder She Baked: A Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder Mystery premieres May 2. Photo Credit: Copyright 2015 Crown Media United States, LLC/Photographer: Bettina Strauss
Murder She Baked: A Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder Mystery, a Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Original World Premiere, airs Saturday, May 2 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. The film stars Emmy-nominated actress and TV host Alison Sweeney (Days of our Lives), alongside Daytime Emmy nominated star Cameron Mathison (All My Children) and Barbara Niven (Debbie Macomber’s Cedar Cove).

The mystery introduces Hannah Swensen (Sweeney), a creative and bubbly baker extraordinaire in a sleepy town in Minnesota, where everyone knows each other and secrets don’t stay hidden for long. Hannah’s bakeshop, the Cookie Jar, is where much of the town's gossip percolates along with the strong coffee. But after she finds her good friend and delivery driver shot dead in the alley behind her shop, Hannah’s idyllic world is turned upside down. Her brother-in-law and county deputy sheriff recruits Hannah to help him chase down the culprit, but newly appointed Detective Mike Kingston (Mathison) has other ideas on how to investigate. As Hannah gets close to the handsome detective, she also meets the town’s new resident dentist at the prodding of her matchmaking mother Delores (Niven), and is suddenly caught in an unexpected romantic mystery of her own. Then, as a surprising number of suspects emerge, and motives ranging from blackmail to extortion abound, Hannah is strategically placed in the investigation to hear all as she jumps in as detective. Packed with plot twists and red herrings, romantic entanglements and family shenanigans, this lighthearted Hannah Swensen crime solver will please the palate of any mystery fan.

Watch a sneak peek below:



Murder She Baked: A Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder Mystery, is a Brad Krevoy Television and Stephanie Germain Productions Production. Brad Krevoy, Stephanie Germain and Eric Jarboe are the executive producers. Mark Jean directs from a script written by Nancey Silvers. Murder She Baked: A Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder Mystery is based on Joanne Fluke’s book "Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder."

The cast includes Lisa Durupt as Andrea, Toby Levins as Bill, and Juliana Wimbles as Lisa.

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