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Build a new holiday tradition with gingerbread
12/11/2011

Build a new holiday tradition with gingerbread

(NAPS)-Sugar, spice and delectably nice! Few things can serve as a more festive holiday centerpiece than a gingerbread house. Made popular by the Brothers Grimm tale "Hansel and Gretel," gingerbread dwellings were created by bakers as early as the 16th century. These charming holiday homes are absolute fun and the perfect memory-making activity to share with loved ones.
No time to bake gingerbread this season? No problem. Houses are easy to assemble and decorate with Pre-Baked Gingerbread House Kits from Wilton, while still providing the wonderfully spicy-sweet taste and smell of gingerbread.
There's a kit for every dream house-from a classic cottage to an intricate mini village. Even _pre-assembled kits are available, leaving extra time for decorating. All that's needed to craft an ideal abode is included in the kits and ready for fun-pre-baked gingerbread, a cardboard base, icing, loads of colorful candies, an easy-to-use decorating bag and tip, plus instructions. The kits even offer decorating ideas or you can create your own design.
Decorating gingerbread houses brings the whole family together for holiday celebrations. Adults can put the basic frame structure together and watch kids have a ball decorating with their favorite candies to create rainbow roof tiles, festive holly wreaths and playfully patterned window de_signs. The results and memories will be special.
Completed gingerbread projects will amaze holiday guests while allowing creativity to shine. Everybody will enjoy the beautiful creations and you will join in the excitement by finding out just how great a gift they can be for others.
So spread some good cheer by sharing a holiday tradition that will bring joy all season long, and make sure to visit the leader in food crafting at www.wilton.com for more gingerbread ideas. While you're visiting, check out the "Ask Nancy" podcasts for step-by-step instructions for creating beautiful treats anytime of year!

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