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I’ve seen so many clever ideas lately for using gingerbread cookie dough in creative ways! I usually just stick to baking gingerbread men and houses, but here I’d like to share 4 ideas that you can do to “spice” up your holiday baking and gift giving!
Idea 1 – Mini Gingerbread House Mug Perch
This cute little mini mug perch makes a great gift idea! Buy a cute holiday-themed mug, add your mini gingerbread house and your favorite warm beverage mix (hot cocoa, tea, or coffee). Wrapped up with a bow, anyone would love to get this in their stocking!
Source: CakeCentral – tutorial by Heath https://www.cakecentral.com/tutorial/40863/mini-gingerbread-house-mug-perch-tutorial
Idea 2 – Gingerbread Cookies as a Cake Decoration
I’m not sure why I never thought of using decorated cookies as a cake decoration, but this idea is super cute!!
Source: Pinterest https://www.pinterest.com/pin/1097752477898312554/
Idea 3 – Edible Gingerbread “Boxes”
Another great idea for gift giving! Who wouldn’t love homemade treats in an edible box??
Source: recipetineats.com https://www.recipetineats.com/gingerbread-box-mason-jars/
Idea 4 – Gingerbread Architecture (not just a gingerbread house)
I love these ideas…sometimes I have a hard time thinking of other structures to build besides the traditional gingerbread house. These pictures are so inspiring!
Source: Pinterest https://www.pinterest.com/pin/1097752477898312574/
Source: Raspberri Cupcakes http://www.raspberricupcakes.com/2009/12/gingerbread-igloo-daring-bakers-dec.html
Source: Pinterest https://www.pinterest.com/pin/1097752477898312579/
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