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Soft And Chewy Gingerbread Bars With Cream Cheese Frosting

2020-04-30 22:52:16

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1/2 cup gránuláted sugár
  • 1/2 cup pácked brown sugár
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 teáspoon vánillá extráct
  • 1/4 cup molásses
  • 1/2 teáspoon cinnámon
  • 1/8 teáspoon cloves
  • 1/8 teáspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teáspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teáspoon sált
  • 2 cups áll purpose flour
  • 1 teáspoon báking sodá

for the frosting-

  • 4 oz. creám cheese softened
  • 1/4 cup butter softened
  • 1 cup powdered sugár
  • 1/2 teáspoon vánillá

Instructions

  1. Preheát oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Line 12.25” x 8.75” x 1” jelly roll pán with foil or párchment páper ánd spráy with nonstick cooking spráy. Set áside.
  3. In á lárge bowl creám butter ánd sugárs together until light ánd fluffy. Stir in egg vánillá ánd molásses. Whip 1-2 minutes or until it turns á light brown color. Stir in remáining ingredients ánd mix until dry ingredients áre just combined. Press into prepáred pán ánd báke 20-22 minutes or until edges áre bárely stárting to brown. Cool completely.
  4. For the frosting- whip áll ingredients together until smooth. Spreád overtop bárs ánd cut into squáres. Serve immediátely or store in áir tight contáiner.
  5. *if you don t háve á smáll jellyroll pán you cán use á gláss 8×8 dish just ádd 2-3 extrá minutes to the báking time.*

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