Holiday Home Gingerbread House
Pre-Baked and Pre-Assembled Gingerbread House Kit (candy and icing included in kit)
shredded coconut (if desired)
1 gingerbread house.
Divide prepared decorating icing in half, use half for decorating house, the other half for adding "snow" around house (keep remaining half covered with a damp cloth).
Fill decorating bag with icing.
Using a rolling pin, flatten yellow spice drops and cut to desired window size. Attach two windows and one door window on front, two windows on back and one window on side of house opposite from tree, with dots of icing.
Outline windows and door. Decorate curtains in windows with stripes. Decorate windows and top of door with s-shaped outlines. Decorate corner seams of house with stripes. Decorate edges of tree side of house with s-shaped outlines and dots. Decorate a dot doorknob.
Using a spatula, ice roof smooth, pulling icing slightly over eaves. Decorate rooftop with outline snowflakes and dots. Decorate icicles on eaves. Attach spice drops to roof peak.
Using a spatula, ice tree area on side of house smooth. Cut jelly spearmint leaves into fourths and attach with dots of icing to form a tree shape. Attach spice drop ornaments. Roll out yellow spice drop and cut into star shape, attach to top of tree with dots of icing.
Using a spatula, ice snow on base fluffy. Cut jelly fruit slices in half and attach under windows. Attach spice drops around base of house.
NOTE: Additional candy may be required.
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