12 Gingerbread Recipes for Great Gingerbread Houses and Men


Wondering how to make Gingerbread Recipes for great Gingerbread Houses and Men?  I’ve got your back with several recipes to make holiday gingerbread baking easy!  The best thing about gingerbread is that you can use it to decorate or just to eat.  Some of the tasty recipes include gingerbread houses, gingerbread cookies, gingerbread cupcakes, gingerbread biscotti, gingerbread cookiedough fugdge, and more.  There is nothing quite like gingerbread, and these recipes will give you tons of ideas on how to make it spectacular.  {{knuckle bumps}}

Gingerbread House

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Gingerbread Recipes


1.  The Best Gingerbread Cookies ~ These actually make big soft gingerbread cookies, perfect for popping right into your mouth.  Rumor has it they are super delicious, too.


2.  Gingerbread Biscotti ~ Perfect for gift giving or warm beverages, this gingerbread recipe looks divine!


3.  Gingerbread Cookiedough Fudge ~ This gingerbread fudge variation kinda of sorta of makes my heart beat a little faster.  I think it would make the perfect neighbor gift, don’t you?


4.  Gingerbread Cupcakes ~ Fluffy and moist, these cupcakes are the perfect holiday treat and a great way to use gingerbread in a fun way!

Gingerbread House Ideas
Mini Gingerbread Houses

5.  Mini Gingerbread Houses ~ Depending on the ages of your kids this is a project that you could start, by building the house and then let them go to town decorating! All you need in addition to the candy decoration is graham crackers, icing and a knife to cut the graham crackers! Small enough that each member of the family can have their own!

Gingerbread Heads

6.  Gingerbread Heads ~ Just because you don’t own a traditional gingerbread man cookie cutter doesn’t mean you have to be left out of all the festive gingerbread holiday fun.  Bakerella shows you how to turn a regular circle cookie cutter into cute gingerbread head cookies.  She also shares her favorite gingerbread recipe too.

How to Make a Gingerbread House


7.  How to Make a Gingerbread House ~ Here’s a great recipe for icing, plus tips and tricks that are tried and true to help make your gingerbread house decorating enjoyable!


8.  The Best Gingerbread Glue Recipe ~ If you have a great icing “glue” then your gingerbread house will turn out every time.  Here’s a great recipe that is perfect to use with kids because it dries in about 10 seconds!


9.  Mini Gingerbread Houses ~ If you love mini, then you’ll love this template for making mini gingerbread houses!  {score}

Gingerbread Men


10.  SweetSugarBelle’s Favorite Gingerbread Recipe ~ These soft and spicy gingerbread cookies are make for decorating!

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11.  Chocolate Spice Gingerbread ~ This recipe is a spin on a traditional gingerbread cookie adding cocoa, cloves and black pepper for a headily spiced gingerbread that makes the house smell delicious as it is baking.  I can’t wait to try it, can you?

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12.  Gingerbread Men Sandwich Cookies ~  Now here’s a treat I think my kids could really get behind.  The cookie recipe itself is a little more of a spice, butter cookie than a traditional gingerbread cookie, filled with a chocolate, marshmallow filling.  Yummy.


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