Becel Anything Goes Cookie Dough Festive Gingerbread Cookie Bars


White chocolate, pistachio and cranberry add a splash of festive colour - and flavour to soft & chewy cookie bars.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
24 mins
Additional Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
44 mins
30 bars


  • 2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 1 cup Becel® Buttery Taste or Original Margarine*

  • 1 cup firmly packed light brown sugar

  • ¼ cup granulated sugar

  • 2 large Naturegg™ Omega 3 eggs

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger

  • 3 tablespoons HERSHEY'S® Chipits® White Chocolate Baking Chips

  • ½ cup dried cranberries

  • ½ cup toasted chopped pistachios


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees 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.

  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.

  3. Bake 24 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.


See nutritional information for sugar content.

*Becel Gold in Quebec.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

156 Calories
8g Fat
19g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 30
Calories 156
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 11%
Saturated Fat 1g 7%
Cholesterol 13mg 4%
Sodium 156mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 19g 7%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 11g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 15mg 1%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 49mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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