Our 10 Favorite Recipes for Gingerbread Desserts

Our 10 Favorite Recipes for Gingerbread Desserts

It wouldn't be the Christmas season without sampling some tasty gingerbread treats. Here we've rounded up Our 10 Favorite Recipes for Gingerbread Desserts so you can easily pick something fun to make for your family this holiday. From traditional recipes for gingerbread men to some more unusual gingerbread desserts, everything you need for Christmas baking is right here in this handy collection.

Our 10 Favorite Recipes for Gingerbread Desserts

Chewy Chocolate Gingerbread CookiesGingerbread Baked in Jars

Gingerbread Baked in Jars (shown above) - Recipes for desserts in a jar are always popular around Christmas, and this is one of our all-time favorites. Whether you give these yummy treats as holiday gifts or keep them for yourself, this is one recipe for gingerbread that's not to be missed!


Giant Gingerbread Kids - This is a Christmas cookie recipe the kiddos will love.  Unlike classic recipes for gingerbread men, this recipe makes the "men" jumbo so it's easier for little ones to decorate their confections. A fun activity for the whole family, this gingerbread men recipe is one you'll keep coming back to year after year.


Gingerbread Coffee Cake - In an ideal world, we'd be able to enjoy gingerbread cookies and delicious coffee cake at the same time. Now with this easy Christmas coffee cake recipe it's no longer a dream. Experience the best of both worlds with this gingerbread flavored cake confection that will knock your socks off!


Gingerbread Cut Out Cookies for Christmas - If you're all about tradition when it comes to Christmas, you'll want to check out this recipe for gingerbread men. It's your classic go-to Christmas cookie recipe because let's face it: you can't mess with perfection.


Chewy Chocolate Gingerbread Cookies (shown above) - For all of you chocolate lovers out there, we have a Christmas cookie recipe that combines the cocoa you so crave with the classic spices of the season. Flavored with cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg and ginger, these rich and chocolaty cookies are a treat you'll crave all year long!

Runaway Gingerbread Men - Run, run, as fast as you can... toward the kitchen!  This adorable gingerbread men recipe is one of our favorites. Classic ingredients and a few easy steps yields a delicious cookie that's so much fun to decorate.

Gingerbread Cupcakes - Call it a Christmas miracle; these yummy gingerbread-flavored cupcakes are fat free and they can be made in just 20 minutes. When you've had enough gingerbread cookies to last you through the year, turn to this unexpected Christmas recipe. It still fills you with the holiday spirit, but will spare you a few of those dreaded extra pounds!


Soft Gingerbread Men Cookies - If you like your Christmas cookies to be soft and chewy, this is the recipe for you. The best part about making these Christmas gingerbread cookies is filling your house with the intoxicating aroma of cinnamon and allspice.  Mmmm!


Timeless Gingerbread Man Cookies - Another classic, this recipe for gingerbread men is one you can pass down to your kids when they get older. Make it a new family tradition to whip up a batch of these cute cookies each Christmas!


Cavendish Gingersnaps - For an exotic spin on the traditional gingerbread cookie recipe, try this recipe that originated in the British Isles.  Impress Santa by baking up a batch of unique yet oh-so-tasty gingersnaps that he simply won't be able to resist.


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