Gingerbread Brownie Bars

Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

If you like gingerbread you will love these brownie bars.
Quick and easy.

Rating:
★★★★★ 4 votes
Comments:
Serves:
24 pieces
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
25 Min

Ingredients

1/2 c
butter or margarine or solid shortening
1 large
egg
1/2 c
molasses
1 3/4 c
all purpose flour or a little more
1/2 tsp
salt
1 1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
cinnamon
1/2 tsp
ground cloves
1/2 c
whiskey or strong coffee
juice of 1/2 lemon
1 Tbsp
lemon zest, grated
1/2 tsp
anise oil or 1 teas. anise extract
powdered sugar icing and pieces of dried fruit or a nut for garnish

Step-By-Step

1Heat oven to 350^. Spray or grease a 9x13-inch pan. Set aside.
Cream butter and sugar until fluffy;add beaten egg, whiskey, lemon juice and molasses. Mix well.
2Sift together dry ingredients and add to butter mixture. Stir in anise oil, and lemon zest.
Mix well and pour into prepared pan. Bake 25 minutes.
3Make a powdered sugar icing or glaze and frost while warm and top each piece with a nut, cherry, or dried or candied fruit for garnish.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy