By day Bernard helps to run Hallmark's Photo, Video, and Sound studios - by night (and many weekends) he is a passionate hobby baker. He creates cookies inspired by his favorite greeting cards on the Hallmark & Community series "Cookies & Cards."
Roeland Park, Kansas
Artistic style
Sweet & Simple
Flour, sugar, & glitter
Happy place
In any bakery where I can experience what other bakers create.
Favorite project or work of art
Wedding cakes - I love the trasitory nature of artistry & precision that is made to be eaten.
Bernard’s Chocolate Cookie Recipe

Dessert Bernard’s Chocolate Cookie Recipe

When Hallmark needs recipes for baked goods, we go straight to Bernard Shondell. These crispy, cocoa-y cookies are...

Christmas Cookie Decorating Ideas: 3 Modern Christmas Wreath Cookies

Christmas Christmas Cookie Decorating Ideas: 3 Modern Christmas Wreath Cookies

Festive Christmas cookies are a personal (and tasty!) way to spread holiday cheer to neighbors and friends and to ...

Bernard's chocolate chip cookies

Dessert Bernard’s chocolate chip cookies

Who wouldn’t love some sweet cookie treats? Hallmark cookie expert Bernard Shondell shares his chocolate chip coo...

DIY cookie bouquet

Dessert DIY cookie bouquet

Bake up some smiles with a DIY cookie bouquet. Hallmark cookie expert Bernard Shondell shares his chocolate chip c...

Halloween Boo! Edible Centerpiece - Cookies & Cards

Halloween Halloween Boo Edible Centerpiece

Create a beautiful and tasty Halloween cookie centerpiece that is sure to brighten your holiday table.

How to Make a Cookie Tree

Dessert Christmas cookie tree

In the fun video below, Bernard Shondell shows you how to capture the sweet taste of the season with an easy (and ...

How to Make a Gingerbread House

Christmas Bake up Christmas cheer with a homemade gingerbread house

Whisk off to a snow-covered chalet this holiday season with a homemade gingerbread house fresh from your oven. Car...

Bernard's Sugar Cookie Recipe

Dessert Bernard’s sugar cookies

Hallmark's cookie expert Bernard Shondell shares his recipe for a sugar cookie dough that delivers on taste as wel...

Bernard's Gingerbread Recipe

Dessert Bernard’s gingerbread dough

Whether you are building an enchanted gingerbread village or a single chalet, Bernard's Gingerbread Dough and Roya...

Royal Icing Recipe

Dessert Bernard’s royal icing

Give your desserts the royal treatment with this tried-and-true Bernard's Royal Icing recipe from Hallmark's king ...

Rolling Cookie Dough - Cookies & Cards

Dessert Rolling Cookie Dough

Bernard shares the best type of rolling pin and different techniques for rolling out your cookie dough.