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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There’s a reason gingerbread cookies are classic holiday fare. The scent evokes memories of years gone, the taste is delicious and they’re easy to decorate into festive favourites. There are a million-plus recipes out there, but this one’s our favourite for decorating. Get the recipe.
Watch: How to make classic gingerbread cookies