The holidays are that special time of year where it’s perfectly acceptable to indulge in all things gingerbread. Molasses, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves are the classic spices and flavors that you’ll find in gingerbread treats. From cookies to cakes and from smoothies to ice cream, there’s always a way to incorporate the warming spices, scents, and tastes of gingerbread.
The sweet and spicy scent of gingerbread baking is one of the season’s most cozy aromas. Whether you’re planning for an event or looking to make food gifts for friends and family, this collection of recipes will help you find the perfect way to enjoy gingerbread, no matter what the occasion.
This marbled-inspired fudge is a sweet way to enjoy the combo of gingerbread and white chocolate. Super easy to prepare, you can make the pretty design by using a toothpick to swirl the gingery fudge batter with the white chocolate mix. Firm it up in the fridge and then dig in!
Gingerbread Swirl Fudge by Sally’s Baking Addiction
This gingerbread cake will be a showstopper on your holiday dessert table. Made in a bundt pan with a gorgeous design, the sugar glaze makes it an irresistible way to enjoy gingerbread. Molasses, nutmeg, ginger, and classic spices make this batter simply swoon-worthy.
Glazed Gingerbread Bundt Cake by The View From Great Island
This light and fluffy cupcake is the perfect vehicle to layer on a frosting of epic deliciousness. The cream cheese and butter frosting is flavored with caramel and molasses. Top with a gingerbread cookie person for maximum cuteness.
Gingerbread Cupcakes With Caramel Molasses Cream Cheese Icing by Life Love And Sugar
Full of classic gingerbread flavors like molasses, ginger, maple, and cinnamon, this french toast casserole is perfect as a make-ahead item for a holiday breakfast. The aroma of it baking is sure to have everyone in a very merry mood!
Overnight Gingerbread French Toast Bake by Averie Cooks
Delicious and beautifully decorated, these cookies would be awesome for a party or gift-giving. The molasses and ginger-spiced batter makes the perfect baked cookie that’s easy to decorate. Dip the cookies halfway in melted white chocolate and garnish with holly jolly sprinkles. So pretty!
Gingerbread Holly Cookies by The Flying Couponer
This is a delicious gingerbread granola recipe. Not only is it full of crunchy and spicy goodness of oats, nuts, ginger, cinnamon, and maple flavors, but it’s super easy to make in your oven. It also makes a thoughtful gift for the holidays. So good and healthy!
Gingerbread Vegan Granola by Recipes From A Pantry
Ooey, gooey and delightful chewy is the name of the game for these awesome gingerbread bars. Perfectly spiced, these bars may be the easiest gingerbread dessert you’ll make all season. Dust them with powdered sugar after they’re out of the oven and indulge in these mouth-watering treats.
Gingerbread Bars by Buns In My Oven
True gingerbread lovers won’t let a season go by without baking a batch of gingerbread people. The dough is just the right combination of spiciness and chewiness. Decorate these cuties using royal icing. Gift a batch of these to friends and family.
Soft And Chewy Gingerbread Men Cookies by House Of Nash Eats
Make these pancakes during the holidays and experience the classic flavor of gingerbread right in the batter. Truth be told, they taste like dessert and even more so when you add butter and maple syrup on top. Oh, my!
Christmas Gingerbread Pancakes by Kitchen Sanctuary
Prepare your rolled oats with almond milk, Greek yogurt, and spices and let them soak overnight in the fridge. You’ll have a sweet holiday gingerbread-inspired breakfast ready and waiting the next morning. Garnish with nuts, if desired.
Gingerbread Overnight Oats by Healthy Nibbles And Bits
Start your day with this holiday-inspired smoothie full of gingerbread flavors. Use your favorite vanilla protein powder along with almond milk. Add a smidge of molasses, and spices of ginger, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Add frozen banana to keep it thick and luscious. So good!
Healthy Gingerbread Protein Smoothie by Zesty Olive
These oatmeal bars add raisins and nuts along with molasses and gingerbread spices for a hearty and festive flavor. Perfect to keep around for a snack, they’re easy to mix, bake, and cut. Drizzle with melted white chocolate for the finishing touch.
Iced Gingerbread Oatmeal Bars by Inside Brew Crew
This sweetly moist cake is full of warming spices and is garnished with a luscious creamy topping, making it a crowd-pleaser for this holiday season. The baked cake receives a drizzle of sweetened condensed milk that’s magically soaked up creating an irresistible dessert. Top with a cream cheese frosting and garnish with crumbled gingersnap cookies.
Gingerbread Poke Cake by Pipe And Ebby
You’ll love being able to combine a classic banana bread recipe with a holiday gingerbread flavor profile. Molasses and spice get added to the batter, baked, and then drizzled with a cinnamon and confectioner’s sugar glaze. Perfect with a cup of coffee!
Glazed Banana Gingerbread by Lemon Tree Dwelling
Turn your next cheesecake into a gingerbread extravaganza with both flavor and decorative toppings. A gingersnap cookie crust holds the ginger and molasses infused cream cheese filling that’s layered with a sweetened creamy topping. Sprinkle with freshly grated nutmeg and add mini ginger people for a festive touch.
Gingerbread Cheesecake by The Suburban Soapbox
Put your ice cream maker to work this winter with this luscious way to enjoy gingerbread. Ground spices along with crumbled gingerbread cookies make this a sweet and unexpected dessert that is perfect for the holiday season.
Gingerbread Ice Cream by Happy Foods Tube
Cream cheese, sugar, and spices combine with gingersnap cookies to create bite-sized balls of holiday truffles. Dip them in melted white chocolate. Garnish with a mini gingerbread sprinkle. Adorable!
Gingerbread Truffles by Divine Lifestyle
Soft, tender, and chewy, this gingerbread cookie batter is easy to make and bake. Turn them into crinkle cookies by coating the cookie dough in sugar before baking. The sugar exposes the cracks or crinkles producing an irresistible cookie that everyone will reach for.
Gingerbread Crinkle Cookies by If You Give A Blonde A Kitchen
Start your day with a healthy way to enjoy gingerbread. Make these flourless gluten-free muffins full of oats, pumpkin puree, and plenty of spice to let the gingerbread flavor shine through. Maple syrup and molasses help keep them sweet and moist. So good!
Healthy Flourless Gingerbread Muffins by Making Thyme For Health
Take the time to make this awesome cake for your next Christmas event. It’s a sweet and spicy gingerbread cake that you can roll into a beautiful presentation and that looks impressive when cut. The cake is baked in a jelly roll pan and then spread with cream cheese filling before being rolled and chilled. Slice and serve to rave reviews!
Gingerbread Cake Roll by Crazy For Crust
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