Gingerbread Squares

Gingerbread SquaresRecipe
Photo: Oxmoor House
Place these moist squares in a parchment paper-lined gift box.


25 servings (serving size: 1 (1 3/4-inch) square)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional 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


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


Preheat oven to 350°.

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

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.

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.