Frosted Molasses Bars

Nancy Dunn

By
@nana1204

I don't remember where I found this recipe, but I happen to love Molasses, and this is fantastic!


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Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
sifted flour
1 1/2 tsp
baking powder
3/4 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
cinnamon
1/2 tsp
cloves
1/2 c
shortening
1/2 c
sugar
1
egg
1/2 c
molasses
1/3 c
water

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Sift flour with baking powder, salt, soda, cinnamon and cloves; set aside.

Beat shortening and sugar on medium speed until light and fluffy; beat in egg, 1/2 cup molasses and 1/3 cup water.

At low speed, beat in flour mixture just until combined. Turn into prepared pan. (Lightly greased 9 x 13 pan).

Bake 20 - 25 minutes or until knife comes out clean.

Frost while still warm by mixing 2 Tbls. melted butter, 1 cup sifted powdered sugar, and 1 Tbls. molasses together and spreading over warm molasses bars. (Add a tiny bit of water if necessary)

Cool; cut into 2 inch bars.

(These bake like brownies! EASY AND DELICIOUS!)
2
BAKE AT 350*.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #Christmas, #Anytime