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Gingerbread Squares

Photo: Oxmoor House
Yield 25 servings (serving size: 1 (1 3/4-inch) square)
Place these moist squares in a parchment paper-lined gift box.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup low-fat buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 tablespoon powdered sugar

Nutrition Information

  • calories 84
  • caloriesfromfat 30 %
  • fat 2.8 g
  • satfat 1.6 g
  • monofat 0.8 g
  • polyfat 0.2 g
  • protein 1.1 g
  • carbohydrate 14 g
  • fiber 0.2 g
  • cholesterol 15 mg
  • iron 0.7 mg
  • sodium 61 mg
  • calcium 22 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.

  2. Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flour, ginger, cinnamon, and baking soda, stirring with a whisk.

  3. Combine granulated sugar and next 4 ingredients (granulated sugar through egg) in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk. Stir in flour mixture. Pour batter into a 9-inch square baking pan coated with cooking spray.

  4. Bake at 350° for 25 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack. Sprinkle gingerbread with powdered sugar.