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Brown Butter Gingersnap Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars | Christmas Cookies

These Brown Butter Gingersnap Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars are so dreamy and festive! Perfect for your Holiday baking!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword best christmas cookies, christmas, christmas cookie recipe, christmas cookies, cookie bars, gingersnap cookies, holiday, holiday baking
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 16
Calories 188kcal
Author Jenny
Cost $15


  • Oven
  • 9 x 13 inch baking dish
  • mixing bowl
  • parchment paper


  • 2 sticks unsalted butter
  • 1 cup light brown sugar packed
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 bag chocolate stars or chocolate chips


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. and line a 9x13 inch baking dish with parchment paper.
  • Melt butter in medium saucepan and let cook/bubble until browned and golden. Remove from heat and let cool for 15 minutes.
  • Place browned butter and sugars into a large mixing bowl or stand mixer. Beat until combined then add eggs, molasses and vanilla, mixing until well combined. Slowly stir in all purpose flour, baking soda, salt, ginger and chocolate stars or chips. Stir until combined then transfer to prepared baking dish spreading evenly. Bake for 30-33 minutes, or until baked through. Let cool for 30-60 minutes before cutting into squares. Serve room temperature or chilled.


Calories: 188kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 2g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 158mg | Potassium: 200mg | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin A: 30IU | Calcium: 39mg | Iron: 1.6mg