19 Essential Gingerbread Recipes

There is nothing quite like gingerbread to usher in the holiday season, but who ever said this enchanting flavor was for cookies alone?

Gingerbread Biscotti

"What a delicious biscotti! I was already missing the tastes of Christmas, so I thought I would make a batch of these. Perfection."

-bricookie55

Pumpkin Gingerbread Trifle

"Excellent! The flavors went together perfectly."

-Lucky in Bayview

Gingerbread Cupcakes

"I'd make these again. They are great with brown sugar icing."

-AmyJoV3

Gingerbread Pancakes

"Outstanding! If you are looking for incredibly soft and fluffy pancakes these should be your No. 1 choice."

-LUv 2 BaKE

Gingerbread Biscotti

"What a delicious biscotti! I was already missing the tastes of Christmas, so I thought I would make a batch of these. Perfection."

-bricookie55

Gingerbread Coffee

"Delicious! Having the molasses mixture ready to go in the fridge made making this quick and easy. It's sweet with a nice balance of spices."

-LonghornMama

Spicy Gingerbread Cake

"The best! Not just the best gingerbread, but quite possibly the best cake ever."

-jackieliz

Gingerbread Smoothie

"Not too sweet and just the right amount of spice. I'll be making this again. "

-Lucky in Bayview

Apple Gingerbread Bread Pudding

"Very good bread pudding! I ate half of this myself with no regrets."

-Nikoma

Gingerbread Cake

"Oh, this was so wonderful. I am not much of a sweets person but good homemade gingerbread is something that I really like."

-ratherbeswimmin'

Gingerbread Truffles

"A great Christmas treat. I love this idea!"

-soursugar

Gingerbread Cookies

"I have made these cookies for the past two years, and everyone loves them."

-gayle gerber

Gingerbread Pudding Cake

"I made this for a special dessert-themed Christmas Eve; it was AMAZING! One of the best desserts I've had."

-margieshea

Gingerbread Ravioli

"This gingerbread is out of this world. It is definitely my new favorite recipe."

-Antifreesz

Gingerbread Drop Cookies

"Wonderful and a great solution to avoid rolling out the dough like you would traditionally do."

-Gragegrl

Gingerbread Muffins

"These are delicious — crumbly with a nice, but not overpowering, molasses flavor."

-~heidi~

Gingerbread Waffles

"Great recipe. I've tried quite a few gingerbread waffles but this is by far the best."

-carole1m

Gingerbread Scones

"The scones were delicious and just right for a cold morning with coffee."

-LaurietheLibrarian

Gingerbread Bread

"My home smelled just like a Bavarian bakery while making this — it's been tempting me all afternoon!"

-noway

Gingerbread Caramel Corn

"This would make great a Christmas gift. It's so yummy!"

-Recipe Book Worm

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