Minn. Blue Ribbon Baker makes holiday cheer with Jay Leno, Katherine Heigl on 'Tonight Show'


Blue Ribbon Baker Marjorie Johnson brought holiday cheer to the national airwaves Thursday night as she joined by TV talker Jay Leno and actress Katherine Heigl to make Christmas tree-shaped coffee cakes on "The Tonight Show."

The perky, 4-foot 8-inch Johnson appeared on the show in support of her new cookbook "Blue Ribbon Baking" and with her, came all the ingredients to make the holiday treat for Leno and the former "Grey's Anatomy" star.

Johnson's moniker of "The Blue Ribbon Baker" is related to her feat of winning more than 2,500 ribbons at the Minnesota State Fair.

See part 1 of Johnson's segment on "The Tonight Show" below.

Johnson is no stranger to Leno's show. In fact, in a tweet promoting her latest appearance, Leno referred to Johnson as "our favorite baker."

See part 2 Johnson's Thursday night appearance below.

Johnson has attracted quite a bit of attention both locally and nationally over the past year, appearing, among other places, on "Dr. Oz,""Twin Cities Live" (with guest Regis Philbin) and KARE 11 during the State Fair.

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