Get ready to feel inferior about your average, regular gingerbread house.
  1. Gingerbread Abbey
    Last year, Martha Stewart made a replica of Masterpiece's Downton Abbey in gingerbread form. Even Mrs. Patmore was impressed.
  2. White House Gingerbread House
    You don't want to compete against the White House pastry chef. This 500-pound dark-chocolate house is a "whopping 250 pounds of gingerbread, 150 pounds of chocolate and another 75 pounds of sugar and other baking ingredients."
  3. Everything's Bigger in Texas
    Texas set a Guinness World Record in 2013 with a 40K cubic feet gingerbread house in the town of College Station.
  4. San Francisco's Fairmont Hotel
    It is 22 feet high and 23 feet wide, and features thousands of home-baked gingerbread bricks and more than a ton of royal icing and candy décor.