Soft and Chewy Gingerbread Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 20
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 206.0
  • Total Fat: 7.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 21.3 mg
  • Sodium: 159.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 34.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.4 g
  • Protein: 1.6 g

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Submitted by: KBUCH87


Number of Servings: 20

Ingredients

    Bars-

    1/2 cup butter, softened
    1/2 cup granulated sugar
    1/2 cup packed brown sugar
    1 egg
    3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
    1/4 cup molasses
    1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
    1/8 teaspoon cloves
    1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
    1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    2 cups all purpose flour
    1 teaspoon baking soda

    for the frosting-
    4 oz. cream cheese, softened
    1/4 cup butter, softened
    1 cup powdered sugar
    1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Directions

Preheat oven to 325 degrees.

Line 12.25” x 8.75” x 1” jelly roll pan with foil or parchment paper and spray with nonstick cooking spray. Set aside.

In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars together until light and fluffy. Stir in egg, vanilla and molasses. Whip 1-2 minutes or until it turns a light brown color. Stir in remaining ingredients and mix until dry ingredients are just combined. Press into prepared pan and bake 20-22 minutes or until edges are barely starting to brown. Cool completely.

For the frosting- whip all ingredients together until smooth. Spread over top bars and cut into squares. Serve immediately or store in air tight container.

Serving Size: makes 20 bars





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