Gingerbread House

Halloween Gingerbread House

Here is a photo of a great looking gingerbread house for Halloween.

Here are the ingredients, with step-by-step instructions from Better Homes and Gardens through the link.

Gingerbread Dough
1-1/2 cups butter, softened
1-1/2 cups packed dark brown sugar
3 tablespoons ground cinnamon
4-1/2 teaspoons ground ginger
1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda
1-1/2 teaspoons salt
1-1/2 teaspoons ground cloves
3/4 teaspoon baking powder
3/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
3 eggs
1-1/2 cups molasses
6 cups all-purpose flour
2-1/4 cups whole wheat flour
Decorations
20 to 25 butterscotch hard candies, crushed
1 recipe Chocolate Royal Icing
10 ounces chocolate-flavor candy coating, chopped
1 tablespoon shortening
Tiny pretzel twists (optional)
Creme-filled rolled wafer cookies, such as Pirouette brand
Shredded wheat crackers
Assorted licorice candies
Chocolate candy bars
Candy corn

Halloween Gingerbread House Recipe