Christmas to me is being with family and having a blast cooking and baking! Nothing says Christmas like gingerbread men cookies and they cute way to decorate them!
First off, the smell of the gingerbread spices is just intoxicating and totally takes over your house. The best part about making gingerbread is the balance of sweet and spicy.
Today we are focusing on gingerbread and 12 recipes that are more than gingerbread cookies!
Kick off Christmas by making a gingerbread recipe that your family will thank you for. You absolutely cannot go wrong with any of these delicious recipes!
Let’s Get Baking!
Found from Idea Hacks
This is the perfect dessert recipe that will melt in your mouth around the holidays! This recipe takes pre-made gingerbread or gingersnap cookies and mixing it with cream cheese and chocolate. So literally anyone can easily make these gingerbread truffles, which is awesome!
Gingerbread Cookie Bars
Found from the Girl Who Ate Everything
These gingerbread cookie bars are soft and chewy and easy to pull off. This recipe is a great way to capture the flavor of gingerbread men with a rich cream cheese frosting on top!
Gingerbread Caramel Poke Cake
Found from What’s Cooking Love
If you are looking for a super easy cake, this is for you! Starting with a gingerbread cake mix then after its baked you poke it and fill it with a delicious caramel sauce. The warm cake soaks up all the yummy caramel and that’s the key to this cake!
Gingerbread Bread Pudding with Vanilla Sauce
Found from Tornadough Alli
Gingerbread bread pudding is super moist and flavorful. It has all the traditional flavors that you want from a gingerbread cookie. My favorite part is the simple vanilla sauce, its creamy and is a nice balance to the gingerbread spice!
Found from Mac and Molly
Christmas is right around the corner and this gooey sweet cobbler just warms you up. It’s a rustic dessert that always hits the spot!
Gingerbread Gooey Butter Cookies
Found from Wicked Good Kitchen
These gingerbread gooey butter cookies are light and tender. Instead of drizzling or dunking the cookies into icing before you bake them roll the cookie dough into powdered sugar and when they bake the icing is baked on top!
Found from Simple Hacks Living
These gingerbread blondies is any easy recipe that you can make in one bowl. The blondies are crunchy of top and gooey in the center! My favorite part is that kids can easily make this dessert and it’s so easy you can make it in a rush which is perfect for the holiday craziness!
Gingerbread Cream Pie
Found from Lauren’s Latest
You can’t be talking about the holidays and not have a pie included. This cream pie has all your favorite gingerbread flavor presented in a yummy pie!
Maple Glazed Gingerbread Scones
Found from Pinch of Yum
Maple glazed gingerbread scones is perfect for Christmas morning. I love a really good scone with my coffee in the morning. The best part is you can make these the day before so you can relax Christmas morning!
No Bake Mini Holiday Gingerbread Cheesecake
Found from Cooking on the Front Burners
How cute are these mini cheesecake desserts. I am a big fan of no bake desserts because anyone can make them but more importantly they are great under a time restraint!
Cinnamon Rolls with Gingerbread Cream Cheese Frosting
Found from Simply Stacie
I love cinnamon rolls and I think it’s amazing how easy it is to make them gingerbread cinnamon rolls. You can tell by tasting them how gingerbread is really in the cream cheese frosting and that makes it so easy!
Gingerbread Whoopie Pies with Vanilla Buttercream Filling
Found from Diethood
These whoopie pies are so fun! This recipe is easy to follow and the vanilla buttercream is sweet and creamy that is a great balance against the ginger spice in the pie part! I even went as far as rolling the edges in fun Christmas sprinkles for an added crunch and festive look!
Christmas is just not the same without making a gingerbread dessert. This list of gingerbread has something for everyone. You really cannot go wrong with any of these easy and delicious gingerbread recipes!
Happy Baking & Merry Christmas!
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