Frosted Molasses Bars

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Nancy Dunn
from Carleton, MI

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

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
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How To Make

  • 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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