These Gingerbread Recipes Are All Sugar, Spice, and Everything Nice

Caitlin Bensel

We love and just as much as anybody during the holiday season. But one waft of warm, spiced gingerbread and we fall dreamily into a state of holiday heaven. Not to get carried away or anything, but gingerbread recipes are simply one of those that we just couldn’t do without. Whether it’s elaborate or a simple gingerbread cake, there are so many that feature the warm combination of spices like ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, and rich molasses. We’ve even found some creative new gingerbread bread recipes that might just become your favorite


Looking for a that's filled with holiday flavor? Try the fluffy gingerbread pancakes or the gingerbread granola with sweet-dried cranberries. Of course, you can't talk about gingerbread recipes without mentioning a few variations on . Here, you'll find Ree Drummond's favorite cut-out cookie that she describes as "just a good, basic, rich, flavorful gingerbread cookie recipe." There are also creative cookie ideas like slice-and-bake gingerbread cookies and gingerbread thumbprint cookies filled with dulce de leche. And don't even get us started on the gingerbread cowboy boots—they're almost too adorable to eat (key word here being, "almost.") 😂 Ahead, try all of our favorite gingerbread recipes including a traditional —because sometimes, the classics are all we want for Christmas!