Now that I’m a mother of three, I am crazy for Christmas. And if there’s one thing that I love, it’s gingerbread houses! They’re festive, fun, and the best part of all? Well, you can eat them, too! It’s a great way to make lasting holiday memories with your little ones and flex your creative skills in the process. While my gingerbread houses don’t look like the ones you see on food competitions on television, I must say I’ve turned out a few that impressed even myself. But what about those over-the-top gingerbread houses? I’ve rounded up some of the best of the best for you to enjoy all in one place—just keep scrolling!
This deluxe gingerbread house was featured inside the lobby of one of Walt Disney World’s hotels—complete with a Santa and tiered levels…
For this 2019 Disney masterpiece, just wait till you see exactly how much it takes to make a gingerbread house so grand, it’s befitting for the legendary Grand Floridian hotel in Orlando, Florida!
This totally rustic gingerbread house featured in Good Housekeeping even features a chimney with smoke and a yummy candy shingled roof!
This Nashville-inspired gingerbread house is large and lovely, and looks like an actual house you’d see up in the Smoky Mountains…except with this one, you can eat it! The 2’x4′ gingerbread house is based off of an actual home which was previously featured on Southern Living.
This one is edible architecture at its finest, with the famous Beverly Wilshire Hotel done up all in gingerbread, candy, and icing. The 1926 landmark has never looked so good—or yummy before!
This one isn’t overly done, but it’s unique and fun and perfectly rustic. Who knew a little log cabin could look so scrumptious?!
This bad boy from The Pioneer Woman is lavish and over-the-top in all the perfect ways. There are no details spared!
This wonderful creation featured in Sydney, Australia is so impressive and over-the-top, you can even sit inside of it! Wondering how long it took to make this one? Two weeks!
And here’s another supersized gingerbread house creation that you can even fit inside of at Great Wolf Lodge…
It seems like you can discover so many amazing finds on Etsy these days. And apparently, over-the-top gingerbread houses are one of them! For a cool $1,200, you can get your very own supersized and totally edible gingerbread house!
What about a gingerbread house with a modern twist? I wonder if it tastes just as good as it looks!