How to Make Gingerbread Babies

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Delicious and and adorable, this gingerbread baby recipe adds a touch of whimsy to your holiday goodie trays.  Traditional flavors of Gingerbread- molasses and ginger combine to make a tasty cookie,  Use tiny gingerbread cookie cutters to cut out a crowd of cute babies then decorate simply. This particular recipe creates a crispy gingerbread, more like a gingersnap.

I hope you enjoy making and nibbling on these sweet Gingerbread Babies!

You might also want to read Gingerbread Baby by Jan Brett while eating these cookies with kids!

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Delicious Gingerbread Pancake Recipe

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Gingerbread Pancake Recipe

If you are looking for a delicious breakfast for Christmas morning, look no further. Super fast to whip up with ingredients that you undoubtedly have on hand from all the Christmas baking, this Gingerbread Pancake Recipe is a sweet morning treat. Whether you have guests in entertain or its just the immediate family gathered around the breakfast table, make it special by serving pancakes seasoned for the holidays.

You can even use your Gingerbread cookie cutters after cooking to punch out cute shapes for the kids. They were a big hit at our breakfast table with grownups and kids alike.

Gingerbread Pancake Recipe

Ingredients

1 ½ cups all purpose flour
1 tsp. Baking powder
½ tsp. Baking soda
1 tsp. Ground ginger
1 tsp. Ground cinnamon
¼ cup brown sugar
¼ tsp. salt
1 egg
3 Tbsp. vegetable or canola oil
1 cup milk
¼ cup molasses

Directions:

  1. Whisk egg, milk, oil, molasses into a large bowl.Gingerbread Pancake Recipe 1
  2. In a separate bowl combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, ginger, cinnamon, and salt until combined well.Gingerbread Pancake Recipe 2
  3. Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients a little at a time until completely incorporated. Add a bit more milk if you like your pancakes thin.
  4. Warm oil in a large pan over medium heat.Gingerbread Pancake Recipe 3
  5. Scoop batter into pan using a ¼ measuring cup.
  6. Cook until bubbles begin to form over majority of pancake, lift the edge to check for doneness.Gingerbread Pancake Recipe 4
  7. Flip and cook another few minutes until lightly browned.
  8. Top with syrup and light sprinkling of cinnamon and sugar.

For a special touch serve with Cinnamon Vanilla Syrup-

½ cup maple syrup
1 tsp. Cinnamon
1 tsp. Vanilla

Warm in saucepan or I microwave until just warmed throughout.

Makes about 12 pancakes.

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Pumpkin Gingerbread Trifle {Perfect for Holiday Entertaining}

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Pumpkin Gingerbread Trifle

This Pumpkin Gingerbread Trifle is perfect for holiday entertaining. It’s a delicious holiday dessert that is simple to make, and beautiful to present to guests or even your family.

Layered with sweet, light pumpkin cream and spicy gingerbread, this dessert will be a hit and is a wonderful alternative to plain old pie. For individual servings this is beautiful in a wine glass, and equally pretty in a mason jar. Make it in a large glass bowl for a self serve dessert.

Customize it a bit to make it your own by layering in a chocolate drizzle instead of caramel. You could also whip instant coffee granules into your cool whip for a delicious coffee flavored topping.

Pumpkin Gingerbread Trifle

Ingredients:

1-12 oz. container of cool whip
1 -30 oz. can of pumpkin puree
½ batch of this Soft Gingerbread Cookie Recipe, cubed
1 cup powdered sugar
2-4 Tbsp. caramel

Pumpkin Gingerbread Trifle 1

Directions

  1. In a large mixing bowl whisk; cool whip, pureed pumpkin, and powdered sugar until
  2. Bake gingerbread using THIS Soft Gingerbread Cookie Recipe, cut in half.
  3. Instead of cutting out shapes with cookie cutters – roll flat and bake like a large rectangle cookie, cool, and cut into 1×1 squares with a knife. OR. like me, you may have some gingerbread men left over already.  This is a perfect way to use up broken or leftover men.  Just crumble into small pieces.
  4. Layer pumpkin mixture, a drizzle of caramel, and gingerbread. Repeat. Top with plain cool whip.

Makes 8-10 small servings of Pumpkin Gingerbread Trifle

Pumpkin Gingerbread Trifle Recipe

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Gingerbread Sugar Scrub Recipe {Jar Gift Idea}

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Gingerbread Sugar Scrub Recipe

Exfoliate your skin with this Gingerbread Sugar Scrub recipe.  Sugar makes an excellent scrub and is a budget friendly alternative to those store bought scrubs.    Get into the holiday spirit by making this Gingerbread Sugar Scrub and giving it as gifts.

Gingerbread Sugar Scrub Ingredients

Gingerbread Sugar Scrub Recipe

Ingredients:
1/2 cup Sugar
1/2 cup Brown Sugar
1/4 cup Coconut Oil
1/2 tsp Vanilla
1/2 tsp Almond
1/2 tsp Cinnamon
1/2 tsp All Spice
1/2 tsp Ginger
1/2 tsp Nutmeg
1/2 tsp vitamin E oil (optional)

Directions

  1. In a medium bowl combine all ingredients except the Coconut Oil.Gingerbread Sugar Scrub Process
  2. Gradually add Coconut Oil and stir.
  3. Place Mixture in Jar.
  4. If using as a gift, add this FREE Gingerbread Sugar Scrub PDF Printable Label to the front of the jar and a ribbon.

Gingerbread Sugar Scrub will make a great holiday gift.  You can make several at one time and gift them to teachers, friends and family.  You’re gift will not only be thoughtful and  homemade, it will be budget friendly!

Have you ever tried a Gingerbread Sugar Scrub Recipe?

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