From nonpareils to peppermint sticks, we raided the candy drawer for the sweetest tiles and paneling this side of Candy Land. Wafer cookies make a charming Cape Cod-style cottage, while pretzel rods and oatmeal cereal squares form a cozy log cabin. There’s a Kit-Kat Colonial, as well as a Nutter Butter-built Tudor. Whatever your dream home, we’ve got the edible house to match.
A few tips to ensure structural integrity for all of the houses: Keep the icing in a piping bag with the large end secured with a rubber band and the tip wrapped in a damp paper towel to prevent the icing from hardening. We’ve provided printable templates for each house so all you have to do is trace the patterns onto a large piece of parchment paper and assemble each piece on a flat surface. Allow the pieces time to dry completely before assembling the finished house. Use soup cans to hold things in place while the icing dries.