There's only one time a year that it's acceptable to binge on gingerbread, and that time is now.
For TODAY.com's 12 Days of HoliDIY series, we have scoured Pinterest to bring you daily posts through Dec. 19 filled with DIY projects you will want to bring into your holiday festivities — and you can find even more on TODAY’s Pinterest HoliDIY board. So far, we have gifted DIY projects for:
- Festive wreaths
- Fun ornaments
- Gorgeous garlands
- Colorful stockings
- Gifts for the host
- Mason jar decorations
- DIY spa gifts
- Gifts for foodies
Today, we're sharing four delicious gingerbread recipes for yourself or for those on your gift-giving list, from unexpected breakfast treats to whimsical mug toppers.
Holiday mug and mini gingerbread house
A hot beverage has never looked so cute as it does when enjoyed in a personalized mug, decorated with a mini gingerbread house atop the rim. Brit + Co. has the how-to.
Gingerbread cookies in a jar
Give friends and family the gift of filling their own homes with the aroma of gingerbread thanks to this gift of jarred ingredients that makes a charming presentation. Lauren Conrad has the tutorial.
This gingerbread granola idea from A Beautiful Mess will make their holiday mornings super festive. Just add to Greek yogurt, and voila — a jolly way to start the day! Find the recipe here.
Give your holiday sweets in a jar made out of gingerbread! It’s easier than it looks with this how-to from RecipeTin Eats.
Check back tomorrow for day 10 of 12 Days of HoliDIY, when you will DIY gift ideas for the men on your list. And don't forget to check out TODAY's HoliDIY Pinterest board for more projects and to repin your favorites!