Gingerbread Cookie Bars


November 27, 2018 By:
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Prep:
15 minutes
Cook:
65 minutes
Serves:
9 to 12 bars
A soft and chewy cookie bar topped with a caramel frosting, makes for the perfect alternative to gingerbread men.

Ingredients

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Directions

  1. While oven preheating to 350°, line a baking dish with foil up to the sides.
  2. Mix for about 3-4 minutes, until butter and sugar is fluffy. Then add egg and molasses an mix until fully combined.
  3. In a separate dish, whisk flour, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, baking soda and salt together.
  4. Add wet ingredients to the dry ingredient mix, and whisk until smooth. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  5. Spread dough into baking dish and bake for 18-20 minutes, until golden brown. Remove the oven and let cool.
  6. When fully cool, remove bars from the pan and set aside.
  7. To make the frosting, start by beating the remaining butter until smooth. Mix in powdered sugar and then caramel.
  8. Layer bars with frosting and top with sprinkles. Cut in 9-12 squares and serve.