As the holidays approach, there’s there’s nothing quite like the aroma of freshly baked gingerbread filling the house (except perhaps fresh pine, if you’re putting up a tree). And this year, choosing your gingerbread fix just got a little harder: from our rich and chewy gingerbread, to perfectly crisp gingersnaps and Belgian-style speculaas cookies, the gallery below is more than full of festive inspiration. We doubt you can choose just one:
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Germany and the Netherland have the holidays down to a science and we trust their judgment when it comes to festive treats. Speculaas are spiced shortbread biscuits and pair perfectly with a nice cup of floral tea or rich hot chocolate. Get the recipe.
Watch: How to make classic gingerbread cookies