A new series.

Updated May 27:

Former "Days" actress Farah Fath (ex-Mimi) will be sharing some scenes with her old co-star Alison Sweeney soon. Fath has been cast in a guest starring role in the latest installment of Hallmark's "Murder She Baked" series. You can expect to see the new TV movie air this December. Fath and Sweeney could hardly contain their excitement to be working together again. They tweeted:

Updated April 22:

If you have been eager to catch a glimpse of "Days" alum Alison Sweeney in her latest role, here's your chance. Watch this preview of "Murder, She Baked: A Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder Mystery."

Updated March 17:

Mark your calendars! "Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder" will be premiering on Hallmark Movie on Saturday May 2 at 9:00 PM.

Original article January 8:

Former "Days of our Lives" star Alison Sweeney (ex-Sami) has just been cast in a new role. She will be starring in the "Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder" franchise for the Hallmark Channel. Sweeney will be playing Hannah Swensen, owner of the Cookie Jar bakery. After a murder in her town occurs, she starts to use her skills for more than just gossip and confectionery. The series is based on the best-selling books by Joanne Fluke and will also star "All My Children" alum Cameron Mathison (ex-Ryan).

Soaps.com will keep you updated with more details about Sweeney's new project as they become available. The actress left her role in Salem behind in October 2014.

You can read about the actress' other recent Hallmark project in Days' Alison Sweeney in Radio Hype. And then find out what leaves Jules feeling overprotective on Cougar Town.

Follow Soaps.com on Twitter, and Soaps.com on Facebook.

Header photo credit: Apega/WENN.com

- Matt Purvis