21 Ways to eat more gingerbread this season
'Tis the season for all things gingerbread!
Once the holidays roll in, we start baking with more and more warm spices and ingredients, gingerbread being one of the favorites. A blend of spicy ginger and sticky, sweet molasses that dates all the way back to the 17th century, it's a favorite that's modernized with recipes and new ideas.
1. Gingerbread latte
Blog: Dessert for Two
Start your day by sipping on this gorgeous gingerbread latte.
2. Gingerbread cheesecake bites
One-bite desserts are our favorite and these gingerbread cheesecake bites are the perfect holiday treat.
3. Gingerbread Oreo blondies
Blog: Two Peas and Their Pod
The brownie's sister, these gingerbread Oreo blondies, take it up a notch by including our favorite cookies.
4. Gingerbread cookie milkshake
Blending cookies is the thing to do. Make this gingerbread cookie milkshake as an afternoon treat.
5. Gingerbread tea cake
Blog: Blogging over Thyme
Accompany this gingerbread tea cake with your gingerbread latte — it's the perfect combination of snacks.
6. Spicy gingerbread loaf cake
This gorgeous spicy gingerbread loaf cake is a great idea to bake up and send in care packages to your college students.
7. Mini gingerbread whoopie pies
Blog: Table for Two
We're loving these mini gingerbread whoopee pies — assemble them the day of for perfection.
8. Copycat Starbucks gingerbread biscotti
Dunk these copycat Starbucks gingerbread biscotti into your everyday espresso and taste how it slowly melts in your mouth.
9. Gingerbread cake with butter rum toffee sauce
Blog: Boulder Locavore
This gingerbread cake with butter rum toffee sauce is the essential holiday dessert — serve it up this weekend.
10. Gingerbread chocolate chip cookies
Make your favorite chocolate chip cookies but turn them into these holiday gingerbread chocolate chip cookies.
11. Gingerbread boy granola
Blog: Half Baked Harvest
Granola with tiny cookies?! We're talking about this gingerbread boy granola — imagine putting it in clear bags, tying them up and giving as gifts to neighbors and friends.
12. Gluten-free soft ginger cookies
Just because you can't eat gluten doesn't mean you have to miss out on these gluten-free soft ginger cookies.
13. Gingerbread cinnamon roll pancakes
Blog: Recipe Girl
Waking up to these gingerbread cinnamon roll pancakes Christmas morning would make anyone a happy camper.
14. Homemade maple gingerbread almond butter
Blog: How Sweet It Is
Slather some homemade maple gingerbread almond butter on a croissant for the ultimate decadent treat.
15. Gingerbread 7-layer bars
Blog: Something Swanky
These gingerbread 7-layer bars are seven layers of heaven.
16. Gingerbread flan
Blog: Dessert for Two
Smooth and luscious, this gingerbread flan is adapted for two — your special someone will love you even more after they take one bite.
17. Gingerbread pear empanadas
Blog: Laylita's Recipes
Handheld pies, that's what these gingerbread pear empanadas are to us.
18. Low-carb and gluten-free gingerbread scones
Try these low-carb and gluten-free gingerbread scones for the older generation that needs to stick to healthier treats — they won't know they're missing out on anything really.
19. Gingerbread white hot chocolate
Blog: Nutmeg Nanny
Nothing like this gingerbread white hot chocolate as a treat for a job well done — and by job we mean tackling the mall on a Saturday morning.
20. Gingerbread cupcakes with molasses cream cheese frosting
Blog: Gimme Some Oven
Bring a dozen of these gingerbread cupcakes with molasses cream cheese frosting to the next teachers' meeting, and they'll give you straight As.
21. Gingerbread bread pudding with bourbon sauce
Blog: The Law Student's Wife
Spiked desserts are totally our thing and this gingerbread bread pudding with bourbon sauce may be last on the list, but first on our minds.