Ginger Bars Recipe

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Anna Published: January 28, 2021 Modified: July 14, 2021
Ginger Bars Recipe

How To Make Ginger Bars

Whip up some spiced goodies with these soft and chewy ginger bars. They’re baked with brown sugar and molasses for a moist and flavorful slice.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 35 minutes
Total: 45 minutes


  • â…”cupunsalted butter,softened
  • 1¾cupsbrown sugar,packed
  • ¼cupmolasses
  • 2large eggs
  • 2tspvanilla extract
  • 1cupflour
  • 1cupwhole wheat flour
  • 1tbspground ginger
  • 1tspbaking powder
  • ¼tspbaking soda
  • 1tspsalt
  • 2tbspcoarse sanding sugar


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a 9x13-inch pan with baking spray.

  2. To a stand mixer, add the butter and brown sugar, then beat on medium speed for 1 minute until creamed together. Add in the molasses, eggs, and vanilla until well combined.

  3. Sift together the flour, whole wheat flour, ginger, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.

  4. Lower the speed on the stand mixer to the lowest setting, then add in the dry ingredients until just combined.

  5. Spread batter into the baking pan evenly and sprinkle with sanding sugar.

  6. Bake for 35 minutes. Let cool completely before cutting into squares.

  7. Serve, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 143.35kcal
  • Fat: 5.70g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.41g
  • Trans Fat: 0.21g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.50g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.36g
  • Carbohydrates: 21.89g
  • Fiber: 0.71g
  • Sugar: 14.03g
  • Protein: 1.81g
  • Cholesterol: 29.06mg
  • Sodium: 85.14mg
  • Calcium: 36.74mg
  • Potassium: 99.86mg
  • Iron: 0.62mg
  • Vitamin A: 49.80µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.00mg
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