Gingerbread Cookie Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting
These soft & chewy Gingerbread cookie bars are delicious and a PERFECT holiday treat!
Easy peasy to make!! Add these to your holiday event- FANTASTIC treat!!
½ cup butter, melted - **light**
¾ cup sugar **Lakanto Monkfruit (to order: https://bit.ly/3cRLTbg
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¼ cup brown sugar **Lakanto Monkfruit**
½ teaspoon vanilla
⅓ cup molasses **lower to 1/4 cup**
2 teaspoons baking soda
2 cups flour
2 teaspoons Dak's Pumpkin Spice (to order: https://daksspices.com/buy-daks
Cream Cheese Frosting
8 ounces cream cheese, softened- 1/3 less fat
¼ cup butter, softened **light**
3 cups powdered sugar **Lakanto Powdered**
1 teaspoon vanilla
**To make WW friendly**
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 9×13″ baking pan and set aside.
In a large bowl, cream together butter, sugar, brown sugar, vanilla, and molasses.
Add the egg and stir until completely incorporated.
Add baking soda, flour, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, nutmeg and salt and mix until well combined. Spread dough evenly into the greased pan, pressing all the way to the edges.
Bake at 350 degrees for 15-20 minutes (Do not over cook). Remove& let cool.
Cream Cheese Frosting:
Mix butter and cream cheese together in a large mixing bowl (I use my stand mixer). Add vanilla.
While mixing, gradually add in powdered sugar. Mix until creamy & well-combined.
Once the bars have cooled, frost the tops. Garnish with holiday sprinkles or a pinch of cinnamon.
Cut into squares and serve.
213 Calories (no WW friendly**
Recipe inspiration from momendeavors.com