Top 10 Gingerbread Recipes
You'll find more than just gingerbread men in this collection of our top-rated gingerbread recipes! Spice up your Christmas menu with these gingerbread cakes and gingerbread cookies.
Every time I make these wonderful cookies, the spicy aroma takes me back to my childhood. I helped Mom make them and delivered them to neighbors. —Kara Cook, Elk Ridge, Utah
With a lemony filling, these spiced cookies go over big because they have old-fashioned, comfort-food appeal. Your party guests will snatch them up! - Carol Walston, Granbury, Texas
There's more to pumpkin than pie, as this impressive trifle proves. It looks so elegant with alternating layers of gingerbread cake and pumpkin/butterscotch pudding. Try making it ahead of time for a fuss-free dessert when you're planning to entertain guests. —Lyla Lehenbauer, New London, Missouri
Super-moist cake gets all spiced up in this scrumptious slow-cooked dessert. If you want it a little sweeter, drizzle it with maple syrup. —Barbara Cook, Yuma, Arizona
Here’s a recipe that combines two Christmastime classics—gingerbread and fruitcake—into one yummy favorite. I spread on a simple glaze of confectioners' sugar and orange juice. The dough for these cookies can be made ahead of time, making it effortless to fit them into a holiday baking plan. —Jamie Jones, Madison, Georgia
Cookie butter and ground ginger add a new layer of flavor. The recipe makes about 18 cookies; they go fast so you may want to make a double batch. —Carole Resnick, Cleveland, Ohio