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Soft Gingersnap Cake Bars

These Soft Gingersnap Cake Bars are the perfect dessert to bring to family and friends for the holidays! Spread some warmth this Christmas with a tasty homemade treat!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword best christmas dessert, cake bars, christmas cake recipe, christmas dessert recipe, christmas recipes, ginger cake, holiday dessert recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 12 cake bars
Calories 270kcal
Author Jenny


  • Oven


  • 1 box yellow cake mix
  • 1 stick unsalted butter softened (partially melted)
  • 1 large egg
  • 3 tablespoons molasses
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup cinnamon chips
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a 9×13 inch baking dish with parchment paper.
  • Place cake mix, butter, egg, molasses, ginger, cinnamon and cinnamon chips in a large bowl, mix to combine until dough forms. Transfer to prepared baking dish and press evenly.
  • Bake for 30-35 minutes, until baked through. Let cool for 30-60 minutes before cutting into squares. Before serving, dust with powdered sugar.


Calories: 270kcal | Carbohydrates: 51g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 335mg | Potassium: 141mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 34g | Vitamin A: 25IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 135mg | Iron: 1.3mg