Easy Gingerbread Houses

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  • 1 hr 20 min prep time
  • 2 hr 0 min total time
  • 4 ingredients
  • 16 servings


roll (30 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated gingerbread cookies
Decorating icing (from 6.4-oz aerosol can)
Multi-Bran Chex™ cereal
Assorted small candies


  1. 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Cut cookie dough into 16 equal pieces. Work with 1 piece of dough at a time; refrigerate remaining dough pieces until needed.
  2. 2 For each cookie, cut 1 piece of dough into 3 equal slices. Place 2 slices side by side on ungreased cookie sheet; press into 3x3 1/2-inch rectangle (see photo). Place third slice on center of long side of rectangle; press slice into triangle for roof (house should be about 5 inches tall). Repeat with remaining dough making total of 16 house shapes, 1 1/2 inches apart on cookie sheets.
  3. 3 Bake 8 to 11 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheets. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  4. 4 Decorate with icing; use cereal for shingles and candy for house features. Let stand until frosting is set, about 30 minutes. Store between sheets of waxed paper in tightly covered container.




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