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Gingerbread Bars

    These festive gingerbread bars are frosted with a scrumptious cream cheese frosting that perfectly balances out the spiced sweetness of the bar.

    These festive gingerbread bars are frosted with a scrumptious cream cheese frosting that perfectly balances out the spiced sweetness of the bar.

Decorate these delicious holiday desserts bars with cute sprinkles and gingerbread icing characters for a cheerful festive look.

Perfect for anyone who adores gingerbread flavoured dessert!

    These festive gingerbread bars are frosted with a scrumptious cream cheese frosting that perfectly balances out the spiced sweetness of the bar.

Gingerbread bars are the perfect holiday dessert – they are easy to make and always a favourite treat!

    These festive gingerbread bars are frosted with a scrumptious cream cheese frosting that perfectly balances out the spiced sweetness of the bar.

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Check out some of my favourite recipes for gingerbread desserts:

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Gingerbread Cupcakes

Gingerbread Men Cookies

    These festive gingerbread bars are frosted with a scrumptious cream cheese frosting that perfectly balances out the spiced sweetness of the bar.

Gingerbread bars

Ingredients:

2 C + 2 tbsp Flour
1 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
1/4 tsp ground cloves
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp kosher salt
3/4 C unsalted butter, softened
1 C light brown sugar, packed
1/4 C molasses
1 large egg
2 tsp pure vanilla extract

For the Cream Cheese Frosting:

1/2 C unsalted sweet cream butter, softened
1 8 oz cream cheese, softened
2 C powder sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp cinnamon
1 large piping bag with a medium star tip
Gold sprinkles
Chocolate Sprinkles
gingerbread sprinkles

Directions:

Preheat the oven to 350 and tear off a large sheet of parchment paper that is long enough to come up the sides about 2-4 inches on a 9×13 baking pan.

In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, baking soda and salt and whisk together until combined

In a standing mixer, cream together the brown sugar, butter and molasses and mix until combined

Mix in the egg and vanilla

Gradually mix in the dry ingredients

Scoop batter into the pan and lightly press down with your hands

Bake for about 18 minutes

Place baking dish onto a wire rack and let cool completely

Using a standing mixer, combine all ingredients except the sprinkles and icing transfer and mix until smooth and fluffy

Scoop the frosting into the piping bag

Pipe dollops of the frosting on the top of the cookie bars

Sprinkle some gold and chocolate sprinkles all over the bars

Place the gingerbread man icing transfers randomly onto the frosting

Cut bars and enjoy!

    These festive gingerbread bars are frosted with a scrumptious cream cheese frosting that perfectly balances out the spiced sweetness of the bar.
Gingerbread bars
Yield: 1 9x13 pan

Gingerbread bars

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 18 minutes
Total Time: 33 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 C + 2 tbsp Flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp ground cloves
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 3/4 C unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 C light brown sugar, packed
  • 1/4 C molasses
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tsp pure vanilla extract

For the Cream Cheese Frosting:

  • 1/2 C unsalted sweet cream butter, softened
  • 1 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 2 C powder sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 large piping bag with a medium star tip
  • Gold sprinkles
  • Chocolate Sprinkles
  • gingerbread icing transfers

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 and tear off a large sheet of parchment paper that is long enough to come up the sides about 2-4 inches on a 9x13 baking pan.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, baking soda and salt and whisk together until combined
  3. In a standing mixer, cream together the brown sugar, butter and molasses and mix until combined
  4. Mix in the egg and vanilla
  5. Gradually mix in the dry ingredients
  6. Scoop batter into the pan and lightly press down with your hands
  7. Bake for about 18 minutes
  8. Place baking dish onto a wire rack and let cool completely
  9. Using a standing mixer, combine all ingredients except the sprinkles and icing transfer and mix until smooth and fluffy
  10. Scoop the frosting into the piping bag
  11. Pipe dollops of the frosting on the top of the cookie bars
  12. Sprinkle some gold and chocolate sprinkles all over the bars
  13. Place the gingerbread man icing transfers randomly onto the frosting
  14. Cut bars and enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

1

Serving Size:

1 grams

Amount Per Serving: Unsaturated Fat: 0g

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    These festive gingerbread bars are frosted with a scrumptious cream cheese frosting that perfectly balances out the spiced sweetness of the bar.

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