AEST 13:30, Fri Nov 23 2012
Each year thousands of people flock to Asheville, North Carolina to see the incredible creations put up for the National Gingerbread House Competition.
Hosted by hotel Grove Park Inn, this is not your regular gingerbread house with a few lollies stuck on with royal icing - these are gingerbread masterpieces.
Take a look through our gallery of the 2012 winners, including entries from children as young as five!
Images via Grove Park Inn
Grand Prize winner Ann Bailey