Gingerbread Brownie Bars

1
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

How to Make Gingerbread Brownie Bars

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.

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About Gingerbread Brownie Bars

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy