Frosted Molasses Bars

1
Nancy Dunn

By
@nana1204

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

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
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

How to Make Frosted Molasses Bars

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*.

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About Frosted Molasses Bars

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




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