Holiday Gingerbread Bars
 
Ingredients
  • ½ c butter
  • ¾ c white sugar
  • ¼ c brown sugar
  • ½ t vanilla
  • ⅓ c molasses
  • 1 egg
  • 2 c flour
  • ½ t ginger
  • ¼ t ground cloves
  • ¼ t nutmeg
  • 1 t cinnamon
  • 2 t baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 c M&M’S® Milk Chocolate
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 F.
  2. Melt the butter in the microwave.
  3. Combine the butter with both sugars, vanilla, molasses and egg and beat with a mixer until well combined.
  4. In a separate bowl combine the flour, ginger, cloves, nutmeg, cinnamon, baking soda and salt.
  5. Add the flour mixture to the butter mixture and mix until flour is combined.
  6. Stir in the M&M’S®. Make sure they are well distributed, but don't over mix or they might get crushed.
  7. Spray a 9 x 13 inch pan with cooking spray and press the batter evenly into the pan with a spatula. The dough will be stiff and not pourable.
  8. Bake for 20 minutes.
  9. Cut into squares after the bars have cooled completely.
Recipe by Upstate Ramblings at http://www.upstateramblings.com/holiday-gingerbread-bars-popcorn/