20 of the beat gingerbread desserts to make this Christmas, including gingerbread cookies, cakes, bars, and everything in-between!
If you are searching for the best gingerbread desserts, you have come to the right place.
You will love all the festive gingerbread recipes that you will find below.
If you are anything like me, your only problem will be that you will have a hard time narrowing it down to just one or two recipes and you will end up wanting to make them all!
Best Gingerbread Desserts
20 of the best gingerbread dessert recipes to make this Christmas, from gingerbread cookies and bars to cakes and cupcakes and everything in-between.
This gingerbread recipe makes the tastiest classic Christmas Gingerbread Men cookies! Made with molasses and brown sugar you can’t go wrong!
This classic gingerbread cake is a favorite in our house. It is moist, full of flavor, and pairs perfectly with the sweet cinnamon frosting on top. It’s basically Christmas in a bite of delicious cake!
Soft and chewy gingerbread cookies covered in red and green sprinkles are perfect for the holidays. No rolling and cookie cutters are required for this easy and delicious Christmas cookie recipe!
Reindeer Gingerbread Cookies
Sure you have made gingerbread men... but have you ever turned those gingerbread men upside down to make adorable reindeer cookies?! Genius!
Gingerbread Cupcakes with Spiced Buttercream
These soft gingerbread cupcakes combine all of the flavors of the holidays in one moist cupcake! Top them with a spiced buttercream for the ultimate gingerbread dessert!
Caramel Gingerbread Cheesecake Dip
Caramel Gingerbread Cheesecake Dip is an easy dessert recipe to wow your holiday guests with. This sweet dip recipe combines caramel and gingerbread flavors together in a creamy dip.
Spicy, dense, and chewy these Gingerbread brownies are chock full of flavor then topped with a luscious cream cheese frosting. These are the perfect addition to your Christmas Cookie plate!
Make and decorate a gingerbread house completely from scratch with this easy recipe. Who needs boxed kits when you can make your own?!
Gingerbread House Gingerbread Layer Cake
Or, turn a cake into a gingerbread house with the delicious--and creative--gingerbread layer cake recipe!
Gingerbread Apple Cobbler
Gingerbread Whoopie Pies
This gingerbread dessert takes a smooth cream cheese filling and sandwiches it between two delicious gingerbread cakes. Simply heavenly!
Gingerbread Bundt Cake
This beautiful gingerbread bundt cake is topped with a sweet vanilla glaze and makes for a perfect holiday season dessert.
This sweet and sticky gingerbread monkey bread is easy to make and makes the perfect Christmas dessert treat. Just be sure to keep plenty of napkins handy!
Gingerbread Blondies with Meyer Lemon Cream Cheese Swirl
What sets these blondies apart from other gingerbread blondies is the amazing lemon cream cheese swirl. Yum!
Drink your dessert with this tasty gingerbread latte. The hot gingerbread-flavored drink is easy to make in your crockpot and the perfect holiday drink for coffee lovers at Christmastime. Top with whipped cream and sprinkles for a special treat!
Pumpkin Gingerbread Cupcakes
Cupcakes with the flavor pairing of pumpkin and gingerbread. Topping this delicious combo is a spiced cream cheese frosting.
No-Chill Gingerbread Cookies
Cut-out gingerbread Cookies with a sprinkle of powdered sugar over the top are the perfect festive treat! No chilling the dough is required for this gingerbread recipe, so they’re quick and simple to make!
Gingerbread Magic Cookies
A festive variation of the traditional 7 layer cookie, these gingerbread magic cookies are simply the perfect mix of all things yummy.
Gingerbread Cheesecake Cookie Cups
Bite-sized gingerbread cookie cups filled with creamy gingerbread-flavored cheesecake?! Yes, please!
Gingerbread Sugared Almonds
These gingerbread-scented sugared almonds are the perfect snack for all your festive gatherings, and can also be packaged up in pretty jars for a simple homemade gift.
Let me know your favorite gingerbread desserts in the comment section below!
Originally published Dec 20, 2016.
Jennifer Truong says
This is great! I love gingerbread.
Brooke Allen says
We made gingerbread houses this year for Christmas… although I admit I used graham crackers.
Celeste Herrin says
Oh how I wish I had seen this before Christmas! I will definitely save it for next Christmas! Thank you so much for all the great information!
I must try that Gingerbread Spice Monkey Bread recipe! It looks so tasty!
Devona Fryer says
My daughter’s been craving ginger bread this year, so thanks for the recipes!
Lauryn R says
All of these gingerbread recipes sound amazing! I particularly want to try making the Gingerbread Roll Cake first, this is something that I have never had before! It looks delicious! 🙂 Thanks for sharing!
Gingerbread is a favorite – Id love it all year!
Judy Thomas says
They all sound so delicious! Thanks for sharing 🙂
Sharon Braswell says
Thanks SO much for the post! I am always looking for good Gingerbread recipes and the Gingerbread Bundt Cake with Vanilla Glaze – Living Sweet Moments looks and sounds especially yummy!!
Samantha Michelle says
I’m a sucker for gingerbread houses