Gingerbread houses

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I am not a huge fan of gingerbread houses. I can never get them to stand up straight, stick together, and basically find them to be a PITA. I mean, they aren’t even edible.

Do you make gingerbread houses?

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5 Responses to Gingerbread houses

  1. maryz says:

    I’ve never made one. I’d hate to have anything with ginger in it that I couldn’t eat.

  2. l'empress says:

    I am not a fan of pretty but inedible things make out of food. If I make cookies, they’re drop cookies or bar cookies, not decorated ones that have no taste.

    Furthermore, making *good* gingerbread is not a cut-and-dried deal.

  3. Bev says:

    I don’t. I have in the years when I was cake decorating. It was great fun and a couple of years was a family event (I hope that link works)

  4. Lindy says:

    I have never made one. I do remember having one or two when I was a kid but I’m not sure if my mother made them or if they were given to us as a gift. I like ginger in some foods but not a fan of eating gingerbread houses. Indigo, they were edible in my growing up years. What is in them now that they are not?

  5. Jennifer says:

    We have made them the past few years from the ready-to-build kits. I’m hoping to get out of doing it this year. As a kid, my mom always made them from scratch. Waaaay too much work!

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