Instagram's Coolest Gingerbread Houses

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All December long, we're bringing you the recipes, tips and tricks you need to Feast your way through the holidays, no matter how you celebrate the season.

As declining temperatures and bone-chilling winds force us indoors in December, we have pretty much zero choice but to bake innumerable holiday cookies and sculpt elaborate gingerbread houses.

The latter may seem like child's play, but who says adults can't create intricately sugared and spiced masterpieces? The most beautiful gingerbread houses on Instagram provide ample inspiration and are certainly an upgrade from the messy creations of our childhoods.