Gingerbread House Doors

Gingerbread House Doors

Gingerbread house doors are an important part of cookie architecture since one of the goals is to make people want to come into your gingerbread house. A gingerbread house‘s front lawn should be well landscaped. I recommend offering lots of candy around … Continue reading

Chocolate-Dipped Orange Creamsicle Gingerbread House

Orange Creamsicle Lace Trimmed Gingerbread House

I like to call this gingerbread house my chocolate-dipped orange creamsicle design. Because it’s got the same gradations of color that an orange creamsicle cupcake would. There are many layers of piped royal icing on this gingerbread house, which is … Continue reading

How to Make Modeling Chocolate Figurines

Modeling Chocolate Figurines

VIDEO: How to Make Modeling Chocolate Figurines Here is a video in fast forward figurine-making with modeling chocolate and royal icing. These tiny carolers were added as decoration to the Winter Gingerbread House Village. These modeling chocolate figurines are both decorated and held together … Continue reading

Gingerbread in the Raw

Gingerbread House Cookie Parts Wicked Goodies

Here’s what my recipe for gingerbread house dough looks like raw. Here are some of the shapes that can be made with it: Round gingerbread cookies for building wheels, vats, and chimneys. Half moon gingerbread cookies for building chocolate waterfalls. Square … Continue reading

Pink Cross Stitched Gingerbread House

Pink Cross Stitched Gingerbread House

Perched atop a cake crumb cliff, there is a pink gingerbread house with piped cross stitched royal icing and a modeling chocolate figurine in the front yard. This cookie house was decorated with fancy laced royal icing all around the window holes. … Continue reading

DIY Gingerbread House Paper Templates

Gingerbread House DIY Paper Templates

Designing a Custom Gingerbread House Whenever I build a custom gingerbread house, the first thing I do is make a sketch and template of the intended design. Tiny houses may be erected out of construction paper like the following template, which comes … Continue reading

Chocolate Quilted Cookie House

Chocolate Quilted Gingerbread House

This chocolate quilted harlequin gingerbread house is made from gingerbread cookie dough and royal icing. This house was a little topsy turvy shaped for a whimsical effect. The little figurines are made entirely of modeling chocolate. Follow this link to watch the video … Continue reading

Gingerbread House Candy Ideas

Gingerbread House Candy Ideas

What’s the best thing about gingerbread houses? The candy! Here are some of my favorite candies for gingerbread cookie house decorating. The best place to shop for gingerbread house candy is in the kind of store with bins. That way, … Continue reading

Start the Advent Calendar Here

Gingerbread House Advent Calendar Wicked Goodies

Welcome to the Wicked Goodies virtual gingerbread house advent calendar! Click on any day to open its article Every single day for the month of December, we have photos and tips about gingerbread house building here on the Wicked Goodies blog. That means … Continue reading