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Glazed Ginger Bars Recipe

Glazed Ginger Bars Recipe

I can’t think of the holidays without these luscious bars. The aroma and flavor of ginger are just right for the season, and the light glaze adds the perfect amount of sweetness.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling YIELD:32 servings

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • ORANGE GLAZE:
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 5 teaspoons orange juice
  • 4 teaspoons butter, melted
  • 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel

Directions

  • 1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, cream butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in molasses and egg. Combine flour, ginger, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon and salt; add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in raisins.
  • 2. Spread into a greased 13x9-in. baking pan. Bake 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • 3. Combine glaze ingredients until smooth; spread over warm bars. Cool completely on a wire rack before cutting into bars. Yield: 32 bars.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 125 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 18mg cholesterol, 81mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 0g fiber), 1g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.

Reviews for Glazed Ginger Bars

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MY REVIEW
Kris Countryman 173836
Reviewed Nov. 13, 2012

"These were so nice and moist. Very easy to make and so yummy."

MY REVIEW
Jean Curtis 92697
Reviewed Apr. 5, 2010

"The bars were a bit of a disappointment to me, but my parents quite liked them. I hoped for more rich flavors, although the chewy texture was appealing. I'd cut the glaze in half next time in the hope that less sweetness wouldn't overpowered the ginger and molasses flavors."

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