Gingerbread Brownie Bars

Pat Duran


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


★★★★★ 4 votes

24 pieces
10 Min
25 Min


  • 1/2 c
    butter or margarine or solid shortening
  • 1 large
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 3/4 c
    all purpose flour or a little more
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
  • 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

How to Make Gingerbread Brownie Bars


  1. Heat 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.
  2. Sift 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.
  3. Make 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.

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About Gingerbread Brownie Bars

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: German
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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