10 Unique Gingerbread Cookie Recipes From Pinterest
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These Aren't Your Grandma's Gingerbread Cookie Recipes
Is there any other cookie that screams Christmas time more than the classic gingerbread? We don't think so.
Made with sugar, spice, and everything nice, there's not a single soul who can turn down a gingerbread cookie in any form.
We don't believe it's the holidays unless you make some of your very own, so we went ahead and rounded up some recipes for you to choose from.
We must warn you that these aren't your average, run-of-the-mill gingerbread cookie recipes. These are a unique twist on a classic.
Check all the recipes out below!
1. Gingerbread Christmas Cookie Tree
This towering gingerbread cookie tree will win over holiday guests and Santa alike. Though it looks incredibly detailed and intricate, it's not too difficult to make. Plus, this is one of those recipes where the more cooks in the kitchen, the better.
2. Frosted Gingerbread Cookies
We're pretty big fans of frosted cookies, especially frosted gingerbread cookies. The spicy, sweet cookie is made more tantalizing with an extra amount of cream cheese frosting in this recipe.
3. Chocolate-Dipped Gingerbread Cookies
You can never have too much chocolate around the holidays, so update your go-to gingerbread cookie recipe with these decadent chocolate-dipped ones.
4. Gingerbread Christmas Tree Cookies
Who says gingerbread cookies need to be shaped like men? Not us, and not this recipe. Really dive into the Christmas spirit with these tree-shaped cookies.
5. Gingerbread Cookie Bites
Looking for a gingerbread cookie recipe that's easier to make than most? This one is right up your alley. Whipping up these chewy, bite-sized treats is easier than unwrapping a present on Christmas morning.
6. Star Wars Gingerbread Men
The force is strong in these Star Wars-inspired cookies. The question is, will you theme them around the Light Side or Dark Side?
7. Spiced Gingerbread Bars
Don't feel like making cookies? Opt for these spiced gingerbread bars instead. They're easier to make than a cookie and will surely stand out from all the other desserts at the holiday party.
8. Gingerbread Kiss Cookies
Not everyone is lucky enough to get a kiss under the mistletoe, but with this recipe, you can at least receive a gingerbread kiss. And isn't that all that matters?
9. Gingerbread Thumbprint Cookies
We've always been a sucker for thumbprint cookies, so we had to include this gingerbread take on the classic. You won't taste a sweeter dessert in your life.
10. Mushroom-Shaped Gingerbread Cookies
Apparently a popular German take on a gingerbread cookie, these mushroom-shaped bites will surely throw everyone for a loop. If you really want to cause some havoc during the holidays, you should absolutely make these.
We Want to Hear From You
Which gingerbread cookie recipe did you decide to follow?