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Easy Gingerbread Bars
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1 1/4 cups sugar

1 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

1 large Land O Lakes® Egg

3 tablespoons molasses

3 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

2 teaspoons ground ginger

3 tablespoons decorator sugar or granulated sugar

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine sugar, butter, egg and molasses in bowl. Beat at medium speed until creamy. Add flour, baking soda, cinnamon and ginger; beat at low speed until well mixed.

  3. STEP 3

    Press dough into ungreased 15x10x1-inch baking pan. Sprinkle with decorator sugar. Bake 16-20 minutes or until lightly browned around edges. Cool completely. Cut into desired shapes with cookie cutter or cut into bars.

Tip #1

- Crumble any leftover gingerbread bars; sprinkle over ice cream, pudding or yogurt. Serve at room temperature or warm crumbs in microwave oven 15- 20 seconds.

Tip #2

- Place any leftover gingerbread bars into food processor bowl fitted with metal blade. Cover; process 15-30 seconds or until mixture resembles fine crumbs. Substitute gingerbread crumbs for graham cracker crumbs in any crumb crust recipe.

Tip #3

- Bars can be frozen up to 1 month.

Tip #4

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