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Adult Division - "All Aboard the Polar Express." Materials used: Fondant, sprinkles, ice cream cones, licorice, cinnamon chips, and peanut butter bars. (2013 entry)

I'll never use this but thought it was pretty clever! creative way to make trees for cakes/desserts/gingerbread house decor. Dip ice cream cone OR grape branches in chocolate, then dip into green colored rice krispies. Hang to dry by using floral wire

from Martha Stewart

Sugar Cube House

Sugar Cube House with peppermint stick roof. Very cute!! Full instructions!

from Kids Activities Blog

The Absolutely Best Gingerbread House Glue

no fail recipe for Christmas "Gingerbread Glue" - it will make it easier for kids to build

Wassail Bowl Date: 1693 - 1693 Wassailing ceremonies took place at a number of different times throughout the year including Christmas, Shrove Tuesday and January 6th (Twelfth Night). The wassail bowl was filled with a mixture of ingredients including ale, sugar, nutmeg, ginger and cloves. Medium: Turned. Silversmith. Material(s): Silver Place of Origin: England Accession Number: 1965T391 Collection: Social History - Pinto Collection Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

Youth Division - "The Nightmare Before Christmas." Materials used: Spiced Dots, Red Hots, pretzels, Skittles, Fruit Roll-ups, and Twizzlers. (2013 entry)

Youth Division - "Unto You a Child is Born." Materials used: pasta, sunflower seeds, sprinkles, shredded wheat, peanut brittle, cotton candy, cookies, Lifesavers, licorice, and melted hard candy. (2013 entry)

Adult Division - "Gingerbread House of Cards." Corruption, betrayal and frosting! A meditation on the sweet temptation of absolute power. (2013 entry)