Chocolate Gingerbread Cookie Bars
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Chocolate Gingerbread Cookie Bars

Ingredients

Cookies

  • 2-1/2 cups All-Purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp ginger
  • 1-1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 tsp coarse sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1-1/2 sticks salted butter 3/4 cup
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/3 cup molasses
  • 1 tbsp chocolate jimmies

For Glaze

  • 1 cup confectioners sugar
  • 1-2 tbsp milk depending on how thick or thin you want it

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees
  • Whisk flour, cocoa, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, pumpkin pie spice, salt, baking soda & baking powder in bowl.
  • In mixer- beat butter & brown sugar with paddle attachment until well combined & fluffy.
  • Beat in eggs & molasses.
  • Reduce speed to low & add dry mixture
  • Beat until well combined & pulled away from sides of bowl
  • Gather & press flat onto cookie sheet- making a smooth layer. (you will have one large cookie rectangle)
  • Score cut marks into the dough with a butter knife.
  • Sprinkle with chocolate jimmies
  • Bake for 10 - 12 minutes
  • Remove & allow to cool in pan on wire rack.

Add Glaze

  • Whisk glaze ingredients in small bowl & pipe on with pasty bag & small fine tip.