Children will love this moist, spicy treat. Get the entire family involved by decorating the squares together with frostings and candies to suit the holiday at hand.
Makes 9 squares
|3||tablespoons butter, softened|
|2||tablespoons packed light brown sugar|
|1-1/4||cups all-purpose flour|
|1/2||teaspoon baking soda|
|1/2||teaspoon ground ginger|
|1/2||teaspoon ground cinnamon|
|1||cup sweetened applesauce|
|Decorations: tube frostings, colored sugars, red hot cinnamon candies or other small candies (optional)|
- Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray 8-inch square baking pan with nonstick cooking spray; set aside.
- Beat butter and sugar in medium bowl until well blended. Beat in molasses and egg white.
- Combine dry ingredients in small bowl; mix well. Add to butter mixture alternately with applesauce, mixing well after each addition. Transfer batter to prepared pan.
- Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean. Cool completely on wire rack. Cut into 9 squares. Frost and decorate, if desired.
|Serving Size:||1 square (without frosting or decoration)|
|Calories from Fat||25 %|
|Total Fat||4 g|
|Saturated Fat||2 g|
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