Building an adorable gingerbread house is one of the best holiday activities for the whole family. It smells great, looks fantastic, and is a great way to get everyone in the holiday spirit.
However, building a gingerbread house from scratch can be a challenging task. Luckily, there are many store-bought ready-to-decorate gingerbread house kits that come with everything you need.
Using the merry corners of the internet, we rounded up these 20 unique, festive, and easy-to-make gingerbread house kits.
Williams Sonoma Gingerbread House Kit
Think of this pretty kit as an edible puzzle. According to the many reviews, this William Sonoma kit is easy to build, but easier to destroy and devour the delicious gingerbread house. The kit includes two piping bags and two decorating tips, so you don’t have to make any extra purchases.
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PEANUTS Snoopy Holiday Dog House
We can all agree that this kit deserves a round of “a-paws” because it’s “paws-itively” adorable. This Snoopy Holiday Dog House is a perfect family activity for all “Peanuts'” fans. The festive kit features a candy cane, a wreath out front, a Christmas tree, and string lights on each side.
Create-A-Treat Oreo E-Z Build Medium Cookie House Kit
Gingerbread is not everyone’s cup of tea, so here’s an alternative you’ll enjoy. For those who love the famous cookies, this Oreo cookie house kit is the perfect twist to a traditional gingerbread house. The kit comes with pre-baked chocolate cookies and pre-made icing. To make the house even more unique, you also get eight full-sized Oreo cookies in addition to the traditional fruity gummies and candy jewels. Sadly, a glass of cold milk is not included in the kit.
Holiday Gingerbread Barn
Add a country touch to your gingerbread house display with this barn-style gingerbread kit, which comes with cute farm animals and all the supplies you’ll need to create the adorable barn.
Woodland Midcentury Modern Gingerbread House Kit
This quaint midcentury abode is the perfect match for the designed-minded who prefer Mad Men to gingerbread men. The Woodland Midcentury Modern Gingerbread House Kit features period-appropriate details such as an asymmetrical roof and support beams that bring a fresh twist to the classic gingerbread house.
M&M’s Holiday House Gingerbread Cookie Kit
Here is a perfect match for those with an extra sweet tooth. This M&M-themed gingerbread home kit is pre-baked and comes with all the building and decorating essentials. According to many Amazon reviews, this kit is easy to make, includes helpful directions, and plenty of delicious M&Ms chocolates.
Gluten Free Holiday Gingerbread House Kit
This gluten-free gingerbread house kit might be a great option for those with dietary restrictions. This festive gingerbread house kit is also nut, dairy, sesame and soy and all ingredients are vegan.
Nestle Toll House Chocolate Chip Cookie Cottage Kit
This charming kit from Nestle Toll House will fit right in with the rest of your home if you are into cottagecore aesthetics. The cute and delicious kit includes chocolate chip link-and-lock house panels, semi-sweet mini morsels, and many colorful candies to decorate.
Nintendo Mario Bros Gingerbread Castle House Decoration Kit
If you’re still hankering for the ’90s, this Super Mario gingerbread castle is the perfect way to bring back memories of the beloved video game. This adorable kit comes with everything you need for building, including Super Mario and mushroom icing decorations and three types of candies.
Mansion Gingerbread Kit with Fondant
If you want to move from the classic gingerbread house and take it up a notch, this elegant mansion kit will do the job. The holiday gingerbread mansion features a Tudor-style roof and a bunch of festive decorating materials.
San Francisco Row Houses Kit – Favorite Day
This adorable row-house kit mimicking San Francisco’s charming dwellings is the perfect holiday eye candy. The charming kit comes with easy-to-follow instructions and all the delicious materials you need to build and decorate your mini city.
Holiday Gingerbread Camper Cookie Kit
Here is the perfect gingerbread kit for the outdoorsy, adventurous souls. This holiday camper kit includes fully baked gingerbread pieces, candies, and ready-to-use icing. Help Santa relax in his mobile oasis this holiday season.
Favorite Day Tree House Gingerbread Kit
Here’s a nice alternative to the classic gingerbread house. If you have always dreamed of having a treehouse as a child, this kit might be perfect for you. Despite its unconventional design, this gingerbread house kit still comes with all the traditional fixings like assorted hard candies, colored icing, and gumdrops.
Wilton Build It Yourself Mini Village Gingerbread House Decorating Kit
This mini village gingerbread house kit can be a great family activity for the holidays. The kit includes four mini-houses and all the materials you need for everyone to build and decorate their own.
The Elf on the Shelf Gingerbread House Kit
It’s time for the “Elf on the Shelf” to take a break from moving around. So, now with this kit, you can build an elaborate and delicious gingerbread home. Featuring everything you need to make a charming cottage decorated with miniature cookies, gumdrops, and icing, this kit is a wonderful Christmas activity for you and your family.
Sour Patch Kids Holiday Cookie House Kit
How about a sour and sweet cookie house? This kit from Sour Patch kids includes pre-baked gingerbread pieces, sour patch kids candy, pre-made icing, candy jewels, scene setters and everything you need to build and decorate the perfect holiday eye candy.
Favorite Day Bakery Sports Stadium Kit
For sports fans and those who want to move beyond the classic Christmas theme, this stadium-shaped kit would be perfect. This sports stadium kit from Favorite Day comes in an unusual design, but the taste is all traditional, including a gingerbread foundation and green icing. According to the reviews, this kit is much easier to assemble than the classic ones.
Minions Holiday Gingerbread House Kit
If your kids love the “Minions” movie, this adorable kit will help you bring the yellow buddies to the holidays. The Minion gingerbread house kit includes pre-baked gingerbread, pre-made icing, candy jewels, scene setters and candy bananas.
Candyland Gingerbread House Kit
This quaint midcentury abode is the perfect match for the designed-minded who prefer Mad Men to gingerbread men. The Woodland Midcentury Modern Gingerbread House Kit features period-appropriate details, such as an asymmetrical roof and support beams that bring a fresh twist to the classic gingerbread house.