Gingerbread Optimus Prime

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Anyone currently making anything made of gingerbread… Please stop, because Gingerbread Optimus Prime has won the internet. Created by Caroline Eriksson, the edible autobot is made entirely of gingerbread and melted sugar.

Although the gingerbreadobot is the Michael Bay movie version. So, it comes equipped with laughable dialogue and a scrawny fondant Shia LaBeouf.*

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[via Gizmodo and Geekologie]

*not true, but would’ve been awesome.

Famous Art Museums Recreated With Candy

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Guggenheim Museum, New York. Icing, gingerbread, cotton candy, candy wrappers, licorice, sugar.

Finally, art that everyone can get into… Unless you’re diabetic. A few famous art museums from around the world were recreated by artists Caitlin Levin and Henry Hargreaves, using various forms of gingerbread and candy.

Constructed and then photographed in black and white — the museums look real enough, that you’ll want to walk right in and get cultured. Or just chew on the walls.

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Karuizawa Museum, Nagano. Chocolate, gingerbread, hard candy, cotton candy, sour flush.

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The Louvre, Paris. Gingerbread, hard candy, licorice.

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Museum Aan de Stroom, Antwerp. Gingerbread, lego candy, hard candy, sesame candy, chocolate, bubble gum, sour rolls.

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Maxxi – National Museum of the 21st Century Arts, Rome. Gingerbread, hard candy, lollipop sticks.

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Museo Soumaya, Mexico City. Candy balls, gingerbread, sour rolls, taffy.

[link, via TAXI]

Breaking Bad Gingerbread Meth Lab

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Brought to us by Sugarplum Cake Shop, the Breaking Bad Gingerbread Meth Lab will help get you into the Christmas and chemistry spirit.

It even comes complete with candy blue meth, and a DEA snowman ready to ruin Walter White’s holiday.

[link, via Miss Cakehead]

Conjoined Gingerbread Men

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If you’re trying to get into the Christmas spirit, but still have a little Halloween hangover — Conjoined Gingerbread Men are here to help. Brought to us by Conjurer’s Kitchen, the deliciously morbid and two-headed cookies will help nurse that hangover.

Unless you’re just not into yuletide cheer and cookies with gumdrop buttons. It’s understandable, we make ninjas instead.

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Ninjabread Men Cookie Cutters

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My gingerbread men can beat up your gingerbread men. I know this because I have Ninjabread Men Cookie Cutters… And you can too. Be the hit of the bake sale by creating these stealthy warriors, then unleash them on unsuspecting gumdrop-wearing cookie men, and other wimpy confections.

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[$8.99 @ Foodiggity Shop]