Becel Anything Goes Cookie Dough Festive Gingerbread Cookie Bars

Becel Anything Goes Cookie Dough Festive Gingerbread Cookie Bars

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  • Preparation Time

    10 mins

  • Cooking Time

    20 mins

  • Recipe Serves



  • 2 1/4 cups (550 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. (5 mL) baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. (2 mL) salt
  • 1 cup (250 mL) Becel® Buttery Taste margarine* or Becel® Original margarine
  • 1 cup (250 mL) firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp. (5 mL) vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp. (5 mL) ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. (5 mL) ground ginger
  • 3 Tbsp. (45 mL) HERSHEY’S® CHIPITS® White Chocolate Baking Chips
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) toasted chopped pistachios


Step 1

Preheat oven to 375°F (190° C). Line 13 x 9-inch (33 x 23 cm) baking pan with foil or parchment paper leaving 2-inch (5 cm) overhang; spray with cooking spray and set aside. Combine flour, baking soda and salt in medium bowl; set aside.

Step 2

Beat Becel® Buttery Taste margarine with sugars in large bowl. Beat in eggs and vanilla until blended. Gradually add in flour mixture; beat just until blended. Stir in cinnamon and ginger. Spread into prepared baking pan. Combine chips, cranberries and pistachios in small bowl. Evenly sprinkle over dough; press gently.

Step 3

Bake 20 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack 10 minutes. Using foil overhang, lift out of pan and cool completely. Cut into 30 pieces.

Recipe Tip:

*Becel Gold in Quebec.

See nutritional information for sugar content.

TIP: For a gluten-free version, simply replace all-purpose flour with 2-1/2 cups (625mL) gluten-free whole grain oat flour, 1/3 (75mL) cup coconut flour and 1/4 (60 mL) cup potato flour.

Nutritional Information:

Recipe : Becel Anything Goes Cookie Dough Festive Gingerbread Cookie Bars
Recipe Serves : 30

1 cookieAmount% Daily Value
Calories from Fat:70  
Total Fat:8 g 
Saturated Fat:1.5 g 
Trans Fat:0 g 
Cholesterol:15 mg 
Sodium:135 mg 
Total Carbs:19 g 
Dietary Fiber:1 g 
Sugars:11 g 
Protein:2 g 
Vitamin A: 8 %
Vitamin C: 0 %
Calcium: 2 %
Iron: 4 %