Spicy Wheat Germ Squares Recipe


Cooking Time25 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexHealthyCuisine
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Butter1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened
 Firmly packed brown sugar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Molasses1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Water1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 All purpose flour1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Baking powder1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Soda1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Wheat germ1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Ground ginger1 Teaspoon
 Ground cinnamon1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Ground cloves1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Almonds1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3200 Calories from Fat 1256

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 145 g222.6%

Saturated Fat 65 g325%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 664.9 mg

Sodium 2165.5 mg90.2%

Total Carbohydrates 434 g144.7%

Dietary Fiber 23.8 g95.1%

Sugars 207.5 g

Protein 62 g124.3%

Vitamin A 66.4% Vitamin C 2.4%

Calcium 135% Iron 151.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Preheat the oven to 350°.

2) Cream butter and sugar till it becomes light and fluffy.
3) Beat in molasses and eggs until smooth.
4) Add water to this and mix well.
5) Mix the next 8 ingredients and add well to the molasses mixture.
6) Add in almonds and stir.

7) Take a greased 13-x 9- x 2-inch baking pan and spread the mixture evenly in it.
8) Bake in the preheated oven for 25 to 30 minutes and allow cooling.
9) Cut the baked mixture to 2-inch squares.

10) Serve hot.