For more festive spice, check out our Christmas biscuit recipes and have a go at these gingerbread houses. There's more where that came from with these cracking Christmas baking recipes, from fruit cakes, pavlovas, cookies and tiered cakes. Browse our review of the best baking trays for when you're whipping up your next batch of cookies.

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  • Gingerbread bunting

    Gingerbread bunting

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.26 ratings

    These tasty spiced gingerbread men make a fantastically festive, edible Christmas decoration - string up and eat within two weeks

  • 3 mugs of hot chocolate with mini gingerbread house mug toppers

    Mini gingerbread house mug toppers

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Perch these delightful little gingerbread houses on the edge of your mug for a festive treat. Try them with hot chocolate or mulled wine for adults

  • Gingerbread hot chocolate in a large mug with a small gingerbread biscuit alongside

    Gingerbread hot chocolate

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.5 ratings

    Make this festive version of hot chocolate with fragrant orange, ginger, cloves and cinnamon. To make it extra-special, top with whipped cream

  • Choc & ginger dippers

    Choc & ginger dippers

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Have some leftover gingerbread dough? Bake it into biscuit fingers for dunking into hot drinks after a meal

  • Spiced lemon & ginger biscuits on a wire cooling rack

    Spiced lemon & ginger biscuits

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.13 ratings

    Bake these grown-up gingerbread biscuits, spiced with black pepper and stem ginger. They're perfect after dinner with an iced shot of limoncello or a hot toddy

  • Samuel’s gingerbread birdhouse decorated with fondant Christmas decorations

    Samuel's gingerbread birdhouse

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Create this stunning gingerbread birdhouse imagined by Samuel Debenham who won our gingerbread house competition. It's the perfect Christmas centrepiece

  • Gingerbread tres leches cake on a cake stand

    Gingerbread tres leches cake

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Give this Mexican-inspired cake a festive twist using ginger and cinnamon. The cake is soaked in a trio of sweetened milks, then topped with whipped cream

  • Oaty plum gingerbread slice

    Oaty plum gingerbread slice

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.24 ratings

    A rustic traybake for any time of day. Try a square at coffee break, or with a jug of steaming custard after dinner.

  • Gingerbread haunted house

    Gingerbread haunted house

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Try your hand at this Halloween themed gingerbread house - don't worry about home-made wonkiness, it all adds to the creepy effect

  • One festive dessert board

    Festive dessert board

    A star rating of 3 out of 5.4 ratings

    Mix up your festive dessert course with an all-in-one sweet feast to share, with peppermint tiffin, gingerbread-spice doughnuts, mini meringues and more

  • Gingerbread mince pies in a box

    Gingerbread mince pies

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.5 ratings

    Combine two very traditional Christmas bakes - gingerbread and mince pies - to create a brilliant modern classic. Top with mini gingerbread people.

  • Gingerbread cookies served on a wire tray

    Gingerbread cookies

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.43 ratings

    Put your feet up and enjoy these moreish gingerbread cookies with a cuppa, made with aromatic cloves, ginger, cinnamon and rich black treacle

  • Gingerbread jumpers

    Gingerbread jumpers

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.8 ratings

    Cover these cute gingerbread biscuits with icing and sprinkles in Christmas jumper patterns for a fantastically festive bake

  • Gingerbread people on a wire cooling tray

    Easy gingerbread recipe for kids

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.66 ratings

    Make decorating these adorable gingerbread men even easier (and less messy!) with tubes of shop-bought icing and sweets. Get the kids involved too

  • Soft gingerbread cut into gingerbread people and circles

    Soft gingerbread

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.15 ratings

    Partnered content with NEFF

    Love gingerbread with a soft centre and crisp edges? This recipe is for you. It isn’t meant for decorations or gingerbread houses – just bake, ice and enjoy!

  • Scary bat bunting

    Scary bat bunting

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Make deliciously edible party decorations by stringing bat-shaped gingerbread biscuits iced in ghoulish black around your room

  • Easy gingerbread cut into star shapes

    Ultimate easy gingerbread

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.98 ratings

    Make some gingerbread stars to hang from your Christmas tree. This biscuit dough is extremely forgiving if overworked, so it's perfect for baking with children

  • A selection of Christmas gingerbread penguins

    Christmas gingerbread penguins

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.2 ratings

    Make a batch of cute Christmas gingerbread penguins and you'll be everyone’s favourite person. Give them as gifts, or serve them at a festive afternoon tea

  • Gingerbread syrup

    Gingerbread syrup

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.15 ratings

    This simple syrup makes a lovely homemade gift and adds a festive flavour to drinks and desserts - stir into hot chocolate, warm apple juice or Prosecco, or drizzle over ice cream

  • Vegan gingerbread people

    Vegan gingerbread cookies

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.17 ratings

    Switch the butter for coconut oil, eggs for chia and use chickpea water in royal icing to make these easy, totally vegan Christmas gingerbread biscuits