What Every Child Needs For Christmas: A $15,000 Gingerbread House

For the child who has everything except an edible playhouse, the folks at Neiman Marcus have just the thing — a 6-foot-tall gingerbread house. And don’t worry about the cost, because it can be all yours for the low, low price of $15,000.

The delicious digs were created by NYC sugar shack Dylan’s Candy Bar and is on sale now though Neiman Marcus’ Christmas Book (those who don’t celebrate the holiday apparently wouldn’t want such a creation).

Per the NY Daily News:

The $15,000 creation would make Willy Wonka jealous, with 381 pounds of gingerbread, 571 pounds of royal icing and thousands of lollipops, cookies and gumdrops.

So forget about that car you were going to buy, or your house payments for the next year, or your retirement fund. Or maybe you can finally let go of the extra maid at your summer house to make room in your budget. Because this is what a child — or child at heart — really needs and deserves this holiday season.

Sleighbells bling: Neiman Marcus debuts $15,000 gingerbread ‘Christmas Book’ [NY Daily News]