Gingerbread House Decorating Ideas

Once you have the pieces of your gingerbread house put together it’s time to decorate. Using your frosting mortar decorate your house using candies, cookes, and other edible treats. Here are a few decorating ideas to help you get started.

• Red and black licorice bites, ropes and twists

• Pretzel sticks, large and small
(fences, windows)

• Candy Pebbles
(border around house front or back)

• Melted Lifesavers
(pour on wax paper to create stained glass for windows)

• Hershey’s chocolate bars
(break pieces apart for shutters and doors)

• Chocolate chips
(as accent pieces of dark shingles

• Round swirled red and white peppermint candies

• Ice Cream cones
(cover in frosting for trees)

• Almonds, pecans or other nuts
(use as roof material)

• Shredded Wheat
(hay or roof material)

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