If you're one of those people who feels gingerbread is a regretful recurrence every holiday season, you couldn't be more wrong. We can understand that sentiment when it comes to fruitcake, but gingerbread should not be lumped it into that category -- it has too much potential.

Dried-out versions of gingerbread houses and gingerbread men have given the flavor combination of ginger, cinnamon and molasses a bad name; but we're confident these gingerbread recipes will change your mind.

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  • Egg Nog Gingerbread Tarts

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://duhlicious.com/2012/01/no-bake-gingerbread-egg-nog-tart/">Egg Nog Gingerbread Tarts recipe</a> by Duhlicious</strong>

  • Molasses Triple Chocolate Cookies

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.loveveggiesandyoga.com/2012/11/molasses-triple-chocolate-cookies.html#">Molasses Triple Chocolate Cookies recipe</a> by Averie Cooks</strong>

  • Gingerbread Waffles

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://bossacafez.blogspot.ca/2012/01/gingerbread-waffles.html">Gingerbread Waffles recipe</a> by Evan's Kitchen Ramblings</strong>

  • Double Chocolate Gingerbread Cupcakes

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://sweetapolita.com/2011/12/double-chocolate-gingerbread-cupcakes/">Double Chocolate Gingerbread Cupcakes recipe</a> by Sweetapolita</strong>

  • Molasses-Gingerbread Cake With Mascarpone Cream

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/molasses-gingerbread-cake_n_1058568.html">Molasses-Gingerbread Cake with Mascarpone Cream recipe</a></strong>

  • Cookie Butter Spread Ginger Molasses Cookies

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.loveveggiesandyoga.com/2011/12/no-bake-cookie-butter-spread-ginger-molasses-cookies.html">Cookie Butter Spread Ginger Molasses Cookies recipe</a> by Averie Cooks</strong>

  • Whole Wheat Gingerbread Pancakes

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://alittlezaftig.com/?p=3756">Whole Wheat Gingerbread Pancakes recipe</a> by A Little Zaftig</strong>

  • Lemon Iced Gingerbread

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/lemon-iced-gingerbread_n_1056810.html">Lemon Iced Gingerbread recipe</a></strong>

  • Gingerbread Mug Cake

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.justputzing.com/2011/12/gingerbread-mug-cake-egg-less.html">Gingerbread Mug Cake recipe</a> by Just Putzing Around The Kitchen</strong>

  • Pumpkin Gingerbread

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.simplyrecipes.com/recipes/pumpkin_gingerbread/">Pumpkin Gingerbread recipe</a> by Simply Recipes</strong>

  • Gingerbread Whoopie Pies

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.pink-parsley.com/2010/12/gingerbread-whoopie-pies.html">Gingerbread Whoopie Pies recipe</a> by Pink Parsley</strong>

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