Follow any or multiple of these sugar cookie Christmas house DIY ideas and decorate your Christmas dinner table with little or large eatable houses!
1. Gingerbread Houses
A traditional dessert during Christmas times, this gingerbread house recipe will surely bring a lot of Christmas joy to the house. It has easy-to-follow steps, and you can gather the whole family in assembling the house. It makes use of basic royal icing, but you can always decorate it in different styles, as you can see in the tutorial.
2. Miniature Graham Cracker Houses
An easy way to make little houses, this recipe shows how you can make use of the available candy at home, and some graham crackers to make miniature houses. It can be a fun activity with the family as each of you makes the houses and decorate them in different ways.
3. Colourful Sugar Cookie House
Go for a colorful dessert house, made with sugar cookie dough and a lot of sprinkles and candies on top. This recipe deviates from the traditional gingerbread houses to more vibrant and colorful sugar cookie houses.
4. Easter House
Choose a different theme this Christmas, and maybe make an Easter bunny house. It could be a great idea if you are planning to make multiple sugar cookie houses in different styles. This recipe has some great tips on making the perfect sugar cookie house.
5. Sugar Cookie Christmas House
This Christmas theme red and white cookie house is an elegant sugar cookie house that fits well in a contemporary dining table. Follow the tutorial for a detailed recipe.
6. Traditional Gingerbread House
Another recipe for making a traditional gingerbread house, this tutorial has some extra details with a list of shopping ingredients, how to manage the preparation time, and some nutritional facts too. Decorate the house with some royal icing and colorful candies, and enjoy a traditional Christmas.
7. Easter Sugar Cookie House
Easter sugar cookie houses are quite popular and give an opportunity to get playful with how you decorate the garden. Involve your kids, or do it yourself, this recipe has some unique ways of decorating the house and a pretty detailed recipe for a perfect bunny house.
8. Christmas Gingerbread House
A decorated winter-themed house is all you need for a perfect sugar cookie Christmas house. This has some unique details such as lightning, and beautiful Christmas trees, with a soothing blue colored icing on top. The open windows and doors and a chimney make it even more unique but maybe a little challenging to make as well.
Instead of making the whole extravagant gingerbread house, try these little sugar cookies in the shape of a gingerbread house. They are easier to make, save a lot of time, and may stop you from overindulging in extra dessert, with the big gingerbread house.
10. Beginner’s Guide to Gingerbread House
This tutorial is perfect for you if you are making a gingerbread house for the first time. It has some great tips that you can follow as a beginner. Besides, if you are not a fan of royal icing, this tutorial uses buttercream frosting instead.
11. Cookie House With Christmas Lights
Christmas without lights doesn’t feel right! And if you want to add this Christmas spirit to your gingerbread house then this tutorial is for you. Make a traditional Christmas house, with lights, and other Christmas decorations in detail with this DIY idea.
12. Confetti Cookie House
An alternative to gingerbread houses, this confetti cookie house is a great dessert idea for this Christmas. Made with lots of colorful rainbow sprinkles, this cookie house is extremely fun to make.
13. Oreo Gingerbread House
If you are a fan of Oreos, then this tutorial is for you. An oreo flavored gingerbread house, with a lot of candy decorations is surely going to make the sweet tooth inside you happy. It has some great ideas for decorating the house with sugar syrup candies, and more Oreos for an ornamented look.
14. Gingerbread House Icing
Icing is one of the most important and critical parts of a gingerbread house as it sticks the dough together. This recipe shows how you can perfect the icing recipe and then make the walls of the house in any type of dough you like.
15. Royal Icing Recipe
Gingerbread houses are made with royal icing, and it helps hold the walls together. It is used for decorating the house too while giving an illusion of snow-covered rooftops or a white Christmas. Follow this tutorial for a recipe to make the perfect royal icing for your gingerbread house.
16. Gingerbread Recipe
This recipe shows an easy way of making gingerbread at home. Use this recipe to make gingerbread walls or just simple gingerbread cookies for decorations. Combine it with the royal icing recipe for making a gingerbread house.
17. Christmas Sugar Cookie
Make these little sugar cookie cutouts, in the shape of houses, instead of the whole gingerbread house. Decorate them with green icing and some sprinkles for a Christmas look.
18. Gingerbread House With Chimney
You can take inspiration from this Christmas house for ways of decorating the gingerbread house. It has a chimney, decorated to give a real chimney look, and has a unique pattern for decorating the rooftop as well.
19. Royal Christmas House
A unique and spectacular sugar cookie house, this recipe has all the elements for a royal Christmas house. It works on the theme of red and gold, making it look quite extravagant, and of course, tastes good as well.
20. Little Cookie Houses
These little cookie houses are quite easy to make, and you can involve your kids in making these for a fun pass time. Decorate with little colorful candies, and add a little frosting for holding it all together. You can use any type of cookie for this sugar cookie Christmas House.
21. Large Sugar Cookie House
If you have a number of people coming over, or kids who love desserts, then try following this recipe for making a large sugar cookie house. It uses basic icing for decoration, but you can try decorating with different candies or different colored icings.
22. Sugar Cookie Holiday House
Why make a single house, if you can make a holiday house. This recipe shows how you can make multiple houses and glue them together with royal icing. It has a more traditional farmhouse look with a snowy white Christmas effect. You can get creative and decorate your house as you like.