Scrumptious gingerbread desserts for the holiday season

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Scrumptious Gingerbread Desserts for the Holiday Season



Gingerbread is a delicious holiday classic! Of course, you can't really go wrong with traditional gingerbread cookies.

But here are a few sweet ginger treat ideas that are sure to satisfy:

1. A Piece of Cake

For one, what about gingerbread cake? Top it off with cream cheese frosting to make it even better. With such a great mix of flavors in one goodie, sign me up for seconds!

2. Cake, Take Two

Or try gingerbread cake iced with vanilla icing, topped with candy pieces or dried fruit as decoration.

3. Home Is Where the Treats Are

Making gingerbread houses is a festive activity to get loved ones together, and there are so many ways to decorate. Add an icing trim or candy cane columns to your tasty little abode, and never forget the gumdrops.

4. Pie? Whoopie!

Gingerbread whoopee pies may be a little off the beaten path, but they are glorious. With a little cream cheese filling in the middle, how can one resist?

5. Dessert Double Whammy

Bake up gingerbread cupcakes and top with iced gingerbread cookies. You may not believe it, but it tastes even better than it looks.

6. Treat Yourself

You can also make decorations out of treats. Take a look at this holiday tree, made of gingerbread cookies. After the holidays are over, you'll have a little something extra to celebrate.

So happy holidays, and may all your baking wishes come true!

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1. GoodieBites cake pops: Purchase here

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2. Maggie Louise Confections chocolates: Purchase here

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3. Agave Dream Lavender Ice Cream: Purchase here

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4. Spots NYC Cupcakes: Purchase here

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5. Mast Brothers Chocolate: Purchase here

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6. Ladurée macarons: Purchase here

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7. Eleni's cookies: Purchase here

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8. Candy cigars: Purchase here

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9. Magnolia Bakery cupcakes: Purchase here

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