Aldi's 2021 Gingerbread Kits Will Get You Into The Holiday Spirit

With all the Halloween buzz dying down after last night's festivities, it's time to look ahead on the calendar to the rest of the fun fall holidays to come: Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, and Christmas, to name a few of the major ones. Our candy collection should tide us over for a few weeks, anyway, when it will already be time to dig into a slice of pumpkin pie or some tangy cranberry sauce.

And if you want to get a bit more architectural with your holiday desserts, you can track down a favorite fall purchase — gingerbread house making kits. Remember all those sweet memories of stacking these thin, spice-scented cookies, joining them together with frosting and creating a masterpiece or at least something cool to look at for a few hours before devouring it? Well, if you want to dust off your contractor's hardhat and get back into building this year, budget supermarket Aldi is here for you with a selection of fun gingerbread kits.

Benton's Gingerbread House Kit

This classic little cottage from famed gingerbread producers Benton's will put a smile onto the faces of kids and adults alike. The complete kit includes pre-cut pieces of crispy gingerbread, pre-made icing for building and decoration purposes, and a variety of candies such as colorful gumdrops and little holly wreaths to adorn the finished cottage. Look for it in Aldi stores starting on November 24 for $7.85 a box.

Benton's Gingerbread Train Kit

So maybe you're into the idea of building a gingerbread something, but want to get creative and think beyond the limits of a house. Gingerbread makers Benton's are there for you with this gingerbread train-building kit stocked with pre-cut cookies, pre-made icing, and a selection of fun candies for decorating, such as Christmas tree-stamped peppermints that serve as the train's wheels. Look for it in Aldi stores on November 24 for $7.85 a box.

Benton's Gingerbread Mini Village Cookie Kit

Why stop at a gingerbread house when you could build a whole gingerbread village? Take your city planning skills to a whole other level with this complete kit from Benton's, which when built, results in four entire gingerbread cottages. Use the pre-made icing to affix fun candy decorations and make each little house unique. The kit will be available in Aldi stores on November 24 for $7.85 a box.

Benton's Pre-Built Gingerbread House Kit

Maybe you want a gingerbread house this year, but your architectural skills leave a lot to be desired. Never fear — gingerbread makers Benton's actually have a pre-built house available for purchase for $9.99 at Aldi stores starting on November 24. With the building already taken care of, you can focus your efforts on decorating the house according to your desires.

Create-A-Treat Glitz Snow Globe Cookie Kit

When building a gingerbread masterpiece, the most fun part is usually the decorating. Hone in on your adorning skills with this fun snow globe cookie kit from Create-A-Treat, which includes eight snow globe-shaped gingerbread cookies, plus pre-made icing and sparkly sugar and candies to create adorable snow globes featuring gingerbread men and snowmen. Look for it at Aldi stores on November 24 for $7.99 a box.