12/24/2015 03:12 EST | Updated 12/24/2015 03:59 EST

Best Gingerbread Houses 2015: Why Do We Even Try?

'Tis the season for gingerbread construction. While most of us pick up a kit at the grocery store, stick it together with icing, add some gum drops and call it a day, others go all out. Just take a look at these epic gingerbread houses. They make us wonder why we even try.

Epic Gingerbread Houses