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Whimsical Gingerbread House Village


Don't want to commit to crafting an entire gingerbread house? No worries! This cute Whimsical Gingerbread House Village is made using the Gingerbread Village Cookie Pan, so you only have to decorate the front of each house! A fun way to experiment with different piping techniques and use various candies and toppings, these gingerbread cookies are great for doing with the whole family, and you can put your village on display during Christmas dinner for all to see and admire! Add festive Christmas trees by icing and decorating sugar cones and create a winter wonderland right in the comfort of your own home.
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Step 1

Prepare Gingerbread Mix and press dough into pan cavities; reserve some dough for easels. Bake and cool cookies following pan directions. Roll out remaining dough on cookie sheet; bake and cool. Cut two 1 x 2 in. rectangle easels for each house. After decorating houses, attach easels to back with royal icing.

Step 2

Houses can be decorated with any of the following details:

Roof: Outline and pipe in with tip 6. For rounded look, outline with scallop motion, then pipe in. For dormer, leave open area in center; pipe tip 8 dormer roof. Pipe pull-out icicles with tip 3. Pipe ball trims with tip 6 or 8; add spirals with tip 2. Pipe tip 6 zigzag snow on chimney. Attach nonpareils, confetti or sprinkles as desired.

Step 3

Doors & Windows: Outline wide door frames with tip 6, thinner frames with tip 3 or 4. Door may be piped in with same tip or left plain. Add tip 3 dot doorknob or trims around frame. Outline and pipe in windows with tip 3 or 4; add windowpanes or lattice with tip 2 or 3. Attach nonpareils or sprinkles as desired.

Step 4

Other details. For candy canes, pipe tip 6 outlines; add spiral lines with tip 1 or 2. For door window or dots at base, pipe balls with tip 6 or 8; add spiral with tip 1 or 2. For holly, pipe tip 349 leaves; attach jumbo nonpareils for berries.

Step 5

For trees, cut sugar cones to various heights (moisten wide end, then cut with scissors to prevent breakage). On waxed paper, pipe tip 16 pull-out branches beginning at base and ending at top. Attach jumbo rainbow nonpareils and dust with sifted confectioners? sugar; let dry. Position around houses.

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sifter

sifter

Waxed paper

Waxed paper

Grow a forest of Christmas Trees using ice cream cones as your base. Cut the cone to any size?just dampen to where the base will be and use a scissors or a small paring knife to cut around the cone.

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