11 Gingerbread Recipes That Don't Involve Cookie Cutters or Houses But Still Feel Extra Festive

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Decorating gingerbread cookies and constructing gingerbread houses are the childhood Christmas memories of many. But sometimes growing up means embracing new traditions and tastes — even if that means leaving behind some of the old. However, even if you're looking for a more refined dessert, you don't have to give up that comforting gingerbread taste. Whether you prefer cookies or cake, biscotti or scones, these 11 desserts will completely change the way you see this holiday classic.

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