Tips to make this year’s Gingerbread House your best ever

December 3, 2019

Do you have a competition every year between your friends, or within your household to see who can build and decorate the most Hansel and Gretel-looking gingerbread house? Well if you do (whether or not anyone else knows it), we have some tips that are sure to make yours stand out from the rest this holiday season!

Gingerbread House Decorating Tips

  • Make a penguin skating pond by melting Western Family grab & go doughnut holes in the microwave
  • Use Western Family marshmallows & pretzel sticks to make a snowman on a Rice Krispie and candy cane toboggan
  • Add candy floss for the smoke coming out of a Western Family chocolate wafer cookie chimney
  • Use green food colouring to make Rice Krispie Christmas trees and a wreath
  • Make a log fence with Western Family pretzel sticks
  • Make a snowman with Marshmallows and pretzel sticks
  • Make skis for your penguin from candy canes
  • Cut jelly beans in half to make a cobbled walkway
  • Cut down candy strips to make “wood” doors and frames
  • Use Mini Wheats or Shreddies for your roof’s shingles

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