Easy Gingerbread-Treat Recipes

Gingerbread doesn't have to be complicated. Celebrate the season with these simple and adorable recipes, perfect for making with kids.

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Gingerbread Men

Rick Lew

Gingerbread Men

These cute-as-a-button gingerbread cookies only require 15 minutes of prep time, which means you and your little one can tackle this fun project together -- even on a busy afternoon.

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Reindeer Gingerbread Cremes

Mary Ellen Bartley

Reindeer Gingerbread Cremes

Kids will love playing reindeer games with these miniature versions of Prancer, Dancer, and the rest of Santa's gang.

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Gingerbread Family

James Baigrie

Gingerbread Family

If you can make basic sugar cookies, you can master the simple recipe needed to make this adorable gingerbread family.

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Fresh Ginger Gingerbread

Fresh Ginger Gingerbread

You won't believe how easy it is to make these festive gingerbread squares. Top them with powdered sugar or, if you're feeling fancy, homemade whipped cream.

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Ginger Stars

Mark Thomas

Ginger Stars

These pretty Christmas cookies can also be made as Hanukkah treats. They're coated with colored sugars, so whether you decorate them in red, green, or blue, they'll add sparkle to any holiday table.

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Easy Gingerbread House Cookies

Easy Gingerbread House Cookies

No time to make an entire gingerbread house? No problem! These cute little cookies are just as fun to decorate.

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Gingerbread-Lemon Tarts

Gingerbread-Lemon Tarts

Wow the crowd with these beautiful, no-fuss tarts made with premade gingerbread dough and lemon curd.

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Striped Ginger Cookies

Blaine Moats

Striped Ginger Cookies

These precious two-tone dessert bites won't cost you hours in the kitchen -- they're made using store-bought sugar cookie and gingerbread cookie doughs.

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Chocolate Gingerbread Drops

Colleen Duffley

Chocolate Gingerbread Drops

These cherry and chocolate-filled cookies are a perfect go-to recipe for last-minute holiday baking: They come together in just thirty minutes!

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Gingerbread Cinnamon Rolls

Blaine Moats

Gingerbread Cinnamon Rolls

Treat your family to these jumbo cinnamon rolls infused with gingerbread flavor and topped with sugared cranberries.

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Gingerbread Cupcakes

Scott Little

Gingerbread Cupcakes

These super-easy cupcakes are packed with bold gingerbread taste. Dress them up with a dusting of powdered sugar.

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Gingerbread Village

Tara Donne

Gingerbread Village

Don't have the time or the patience to construct a fancy gingerbread house for your kids to decorate? Make these easy, home-shaped sweets and let the kids gussy them up with brightly colored candy just the same.

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More Delicious Holiday Sweets

Ann Stratton

More Delicious Holiday Sweets

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