Starting with a pre-baked gingerbread house kit allows you to finish your project in a fraction of the time, while still allowing for all the customization you can comprehend. If the pre-baked approach does not appeal to you, a number of gingerbread recipes are available online to give you the control and flexibility you crave. Use these easy-to-follow directions, Building a Gingerbread House with Susan Reid, to construct a wonderful house from scratch. Includes gingerbread dough recipe, template for roof and walls, assembly tips, landscaping ideas, and directions for gelatin and stained glass windows. Complete with how-to photos.