Ginger Bars Recipe

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Ginger Bars

Becky Tank

By
@Becky_Tank

These taste like the cut outs my Mom makes for Christmas.

Rating:
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Serves:
2 dozen
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
cinnamon
1/2 tsp
ginger
1/2 tsp
nutmeg
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 c
hot water
1/2 c
butter, room temp
1/2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
2 large
eggs
1/2 c
molasses

ICING

1 c
powdered sugar
1-2 Tbsp
milk

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease a 9 X 13 inch pan. Combine flour, spices, and salt. In a small bowl, dissolve the baking soda in the hot water. Stir in the molasses.
2In a large bowl, cream the butter and brown sugar. Beat in the eggs. Beat in the molasses mixture. Gradually blend in the dry ingredients. Spread the dough into the pan. Bake for 18-20 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean.
3For the icing: Combine powdered sugar and milk until smooth and desired consistency. Frost bars while still warm. Cool before cutting.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American