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Gingerbread House Cookie and Candy Board

How to make Gingerbread Candy & cookie board, lizbushong.com

Assorted candy and cookies make a cute festive Christmas Board. Gingerbread House cookies are featured as focus on this candy cookie board.  Great for parties.

Ingredients

Scale

Materials needed to make this candy cookie board

3 kinds of cookies- purchased or home made

Lemon Ricotta cookies – White cookie

Cranberry Pinwheel Cookie Recipe-Red filling

Gingerbread House cookies- mini gingerbread men, cup holders

Candies- assorted red, green and white Christmas M & M’s, Peppermint Candy Canes, gumdrops, hard candies, ribbon candy, jelly beans, sprinkles, ect.

Peppermint Bark

Peppermint Bark Chocolate Cookies-White chocolate covered mint dark chocolate cookies

Large round board with sides

Instructions

  1. Purchase your big board or large serving tray.
  2.  Make ahead all cookies that you want to feature on the board, or purchase what you like.  Try to purchase and make cookies with same color scheme.
  3. Purchase all candies in similar color scheme, red, white, green or all red and white, ect.  Unwrap candies and cookies, set them on a large platter so you can see all the treats.
  4. Starting around the perimeter of the board, layer round edges cookies in similar size all around.
  5. Next layer additional cookies in circular fashion repeating outer edge
  6. Add elevation to the board using small white upside down dishes or small cups to fill with candies.  Elevation is important to give dimension and height.
  7. Fill in the inside of board with candies, fill every space around the upside down dishes.
  8. Place featured cookies on top of upside down cups over candies.

Notes

Prepare cookies and candies a day ahead, arrange board the day of party.

If you don’t want all the candy and cookies left over, have treat bags available for guest to take home some goodies from board.

Reserve some for a hot cocoa board in January. Just wrap and freeze.

Keywords: Cookies, Candies, Board, Charcuterie, Christmas, Gingerbread