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25 Of The Most Unique and Fabulous Gingerbread Inspired Recipes!

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Gingerbread – those spicy flavors of molasses, ginger, cinnamon and allspice all together in cookies (including keto versions), cakes (including vegan), a Guinness Bundt Cake, cheesecakes, pies, Jello shots, caramel crunch popcorn, pancakes, a sweet dessert dip, an apple gingerbread cobbler, a Gingerbread Cashew Spread, biscotti – even a gingerbread tree, gingerbread wreath, and a Gingerbread Syrup to make gingerbread lattes (try it with coffee, tea or hot chocolate)!

Gingerbread Syrup

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Gingerbread syrup is super simple to make, and can be drizzled over oatmeal, ice cream or used to make gingerbread lattés! Get the recipe.

Sticky Cranberry Gingerbread Upside Down Cake

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This is the cake where cranberries and gingerbread unite! Get the recipe.

The BEST Gluten-Free Gingerbread Cookies

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These are, hands down, the best gluten-free gingerbread rolled cookie! Make any shape you like, but we are partial to gingerbread people. Get the recipe.

Mini Gingerbread Muffins

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This mini muffins have all the gingerbread flavor you crave. Perfect for bake sales and holiday parties. Get the recipe.

Gingerbread Pancakes

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Gingerbread for breakfast? Sure, if it’s our gluten-free pancakes! Add a pat of butter and real maple syrup. Get the recipe.

Gingerbread Caramel Crunch Popcorn

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WARNING! This is one of those treats that is hard to stop eating. Don’t say we didn’t tell you…Get the recipe.

Gingerbread Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Low FODMAP Gingerbread Chocolate Chunk Cookies on tartan napkin.
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OH YES! Chocolate chunk cookies with gingerbread spices, molasses and semisweet chocolate for a cookie that is truly different. Get the recipe.

Pumpkin Gingerbread Streusel Coffee Cake

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Say it with me – Pumpkin Gingerbread Streusel Coffee Cake! Mmmmm. Can you smell the spices? The aroma of butter and brown sugar and toasted pecans? Well, I certainly could when this was baking and I cannot wait for you to experience this as well. Get the recipe.

Gingerbread Pear Upside Down Cake

Lower FODMAP Gingerbread Pear Upside Down Cake on silver platter and red plaid napkin beneath.
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This recipe is spicy and oh, so moist. Make sure you have a large enough platter to unmold it, as the gooey topping will drip down the sides. Luscious! Get the recipe.

Really Easy Gingerbread Fudge

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Really Easy Gingerbread Fudge, a simple and delicious Christmas holiday season dessert or treat recipe made in about 20 minutes. Get the recipe.

Vegan Gingerbread Hot Chocolate

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While hot cocoa is typically laden with dairy and refined sugar, this Vegan Gingerbread Hot Chocolate is a health food. Made with cacao powder and blackstrap molasses, it’s a hot chocolate you can feel good about. But thanks to a secret ingredient, it has a creamy, pudding-like texture! Get the recipe.

Gingerbread Cashew Butter

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Dreamy creamy with the perfect amount of delicious wintry spices, this easy homemade Gingerbread Cashew Butter tastes just like the loved cookie but is oh so healthy! Get the recipe.

Sugar Free Keto Gingerbread Cookies

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Sugar Free Keto Gingerbread Cookies that are crunchy and sweet. These cookies taste just like the gingerbread cookies that we know and love but, without the added sugar. Get the recipe.

This Gingerbread Spice Keto Low Carb Mug Cake

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This Gingerbread Spice Keto Low Carb Mug Cake recipe is perfect for this time of the year. That is because it is a quick on serving cake that you can enjoy in a matter of minutes. Get the recipe.

Guinness Gingerbread Bundt Cake 

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This moist and flavorful Guinness Gingerbread Bundt Cake is topped with a not-too-sweet Guinness glaze for the perfect indulgent dessert. Ginger, cloves, and molasses add rich, warming background flavors to this delicious holiday treat. Get the recipe.

Gingerbread Wreath

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This beautiful Gingerbread Wreath is made from lightly spiced cookies and would make a wonderful festive centerpiece. It costs approximately $5.85 to make this Gingerbread Wreath. If you decide to eat it, it will serve about 24 people. Get the recipe.

Gingerbread Cheesecake Dip

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This Gingerbread Cheesecake Dip is always a party favorite for the holidays. Make it for your next holiday get-together, and I guarantee you’ll be the most popular person in the room! Plus, it’s been shared over 322,000 times on social media! This Gingerbread Cheesecake Dip costs about $3.74, which is only $0.21 per serving. Get the recipe.

Gingerbread Christmas Tree

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This year, instead of making a gingerbread house we made a gingerbread Christmas tree! It’s the most adorable homemade, gingerbread tree and perfect recipe that’s beautiful as a centerpiece and makes the house smell incredible! Using star and snowflake cookie cutters, we were able to make the most delicious tree that was the perfect centerpiece for our holiday party. Get the recipe.

Fluffy Vegan Gingerbread Cake

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Where has this Fluffy Vegan Gingerbread Cake been all my life? The cake is so light, tender, and buttery (without any butter) that it practically melts in your mouth. And it gets finished with a decadent vanilla cream sauce that is absolutely irresistible! Get the recipe.

Soft Iced Gingerbread Bars

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Soft and chewy, with a rich spice flavor, Iced Gingerbread Bars are an old-fashioned cookie that will rock your holiday cookie tray. Get the recipe.

Gingerbread Apple Cobbler

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This gingerbread apple cobbler takes advantage of a boxed mix and canned pie filling for one of the easiest, tastiest desserts of the fall! Get the recipe.

No-Bake Gingerbread Cheesecake

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Get ready for the holiday season with this no bake gingerbread cheesecake. With a buttery gingerbread crust it’s perfect for any festive occasion. Get the recipe.

Gingerbread Jello Shots 

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These Gingerbread Jello Shots are cute and easy to make! They taste like a gingerbread cookie, but in a jello shot form! Get the recipe.

Gingerbread Biscotti 

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This Gingerbread Biscotti with molasses is lightly sweetened and full of flavorful warming spices. Cozy gingerbread spices are at their best baked into crunchy biscuit cookies and served with a hot mug of coffee! Get the recipe.

Gingerbread Cream Pie

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Spice up the holidays with this deliciously easy Gingerbread Cream Pie — no baking needed! Get the recipe.

Thanksgiving Holiday Recipes That Won’t Make You Bloat

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These are our very best Thanksgiving & Christmas Tummy Friendly Main Dishes, from turkey to hamroast beef to something a little different like duck, or a simple roast chicken. And we have vegetarian and vegan options, along with some hearty pastas for those that like those additions on the table. Read: Thanksgiving & Christmas Low FODMAP Main Dishes

Holiday Appetizers For Everyone! Even For Delicate Digestions!

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Appetizers! Perhaps not an everyday thing, but around the holidays we love to have a spread of little nibbles. These are our very best Thanksgiving & Christmas Low FODMAP & Gluten Free Appetizers and hors d’oeuvres from simple, to sublime, easy to elegant. You will find what you are looking for whether you need a dish to take to a party, something for a buffet, or a plated appetizer.

Read: Low FODMAP & Gluten Free Holiday Appetizers

Thanksgiving & Christmas Drinks: Cocktails, Mocktails & More For Even The Most Sensitive Of Stomachs

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These are our favorite Thanksgiving & Christmas Low FODMAP Drinks, from spirited cocktails, to no-alcohol mocktails, eggnogs, mulled wine, punches, mimosas, spritzers, champagne drinks, hot cocoa, hot chocolate and more. Read: Thanksgiving & Christmas Low FODMAP Drinks: Cocktails, Mocktails & More

Thanksgiving & Christmas Tummy Friendly Low FODMAP Side Dishes

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Whether it’s the Thanksgiving table or Christmas dinner, you all told us that the side dishes were the most perplexing when it came to preparing something delicious and staying on the low FODMAP diet. 

We have dozens and dozens of low FODMAP Thanksgiving and Christmas side dishes for you from green vegetables to stuffingsroot vegetables to cranberry saucesleafy salads to grains – we’ve got it all to add flavor and variety to your holiday meal. We want FODMAP Everyday® to be your first and one-stop for low-FODMAP recipes. Read Thanksgiving & Christmas Low FODMAP Side Dishes.

Thanksgiving & Christmas Low FODMAP Desserts to Enjoy While Keeping Your Bloat at Bay


When gearing up for Thanksgiving or Christmas, we might first think of turkey or ham, but our thoughts go to pies and desserts pretty quickly! We have over 50 Thanksgiving & Christmas Low FODMAP Desserts for you. We will help you keep IBS symptoms at bay and still enjoy your holiday season. Click for Thanksgiving & Christmas Low FODMAP Desserts.

Low FODMAP & Gluten-Free Tummy Friendly Christmas Cookies


Looking for the best low FODMAP gluten-free Christmas cookies and bar recipes? Whether you are celebrating Christmas or any other winter holiday, we have 60+ low FODMAP gluten-free cookies, brownies and bars for you – and they are easy on your digestion. Click for Low FODMAP & Gluten-Free Christmas Cookies.

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