Frosted Cinnamon-Ginger Bars

Frosted Cinnamon-Ginger Bars

Try these easy cinnamon and ginger bars topped with Betty Crocker® Whipped vanilla frosting – perfect dessert for a crowd.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

1:35

Hr:Mins

Makes

2

dozen

Bars
3/4
cup butter or margarine, softened
1/2
cup packed brown sugar
1
egg
1/3
cup molasses
2 1/2
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
2
teaspoons baking soda
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2
teaspoon ground ginger
1/2
teaspoon ground cloves
1/4
teaspoon salt
Topping
1/2
teaspoon granulated sugar
1/4
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1
cup Betty Crocker® Whipped vanilla frosting (from 12-oz container)
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, beat butter and brown sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Beat in egg until well blended. Beat in molasses until creamy. On low speed, beat in remaining bar ingredients until soft dough forms. Press dough in bottom of ungreased 13x9-inch pan.
  2. Bake 15 to 18 minutes or until edges look dry and center springs back when touched gently with finger. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  3. In small bowl, mix granulated sugar and 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon. Spread frosting over bars; sprinkle with cinnamon-sugar mixture. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 4 rows.
Makes 2 dozen bars
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Tips
Add 1 1/2 cups chopped walnuts to the batter.
Use Betty Crocker® Whipped cream cheese frosting instead.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Bar)
  • Calories 170
    • (Calories from Fat 70),
  • Total Fat 8g
    • (Saturated Fat 4g,
    • Trans Fat 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 25mg;
  • Sodium 180mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 23g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 12g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.