These ginger bar cookies are topped with crystallized ginger and coarse sugar. They make a tasty dessert for a potluck.

Source: Family Circle

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
bake:
25 mins
total:
45 mins
Servings:
36
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat oven to 350°F. Line 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking dish with foil with slight overhang. Coat foil with cooking spray.

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  • Into bowl, sift together flour, cornstarch, ginger, cinnamon, pepper, cloves, salt. In large bowl, beat butter until creamy. Add sugar and molasses; beat until smooth.

  • On low speed, beat flour mixture into butter mixture until blended. Spread in prepared pan. Sprinkle with ginger.

  • Bake in 350°F oven 15 minutes. Sprinkle with coarse sugar. Bake 10 minutes or until center is set. Cool in pan on rack. Use foil to lift bar to rack.

  • Cut into thirds lengthwise; cut crosswise into twelve 1-inch strips to make 36 rectangles about 2-3/4 x 1 inch.

Nutrition Facts

100 calories; fat 5g; cholesterol 14mg; saturated fat 3g; carbohydrates 14g; insoluble fiber 5g; protein 1g; sodium 20mg.
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