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Three Easter egg hunt sugar cookie bars on a wood board with a glass of milk
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Easter Egg Hunt Sugar Cookie Bars

Soft, Chewy Sugar Cookie Bars topped with Green Coconut "Grass" and Candy Easter Eggs!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 20 Bars
Calories: 542kcal
Author: Julie Evink

Ingredients

Bars

  • 1 1/2 C. Sugar
  • 1 C Butter softened
  • 8 oz cream cheese softened
  • 1 Egg
  • 1/2 t. almond extract
  • 1 t. vanilla
  • 1 t. baking powder
  • 1/2 t. baking soda
  • 2 1/2 c. Flour

Frosting

  • 1/4 c. butter softened
  • 2 oz. cream cheese softened
  • 2 c. powdered sugar
  • 2-3 T Milk
  • 1/2 t. vanilla
  • Green food coloring

Topping

  • 2 c. shredded coconut
  • Green food coloring
  • Reese's Candy Eggs

Instructions

  • In a large mixing bowl beat the butter, cream cheese, sugar and egg until nice and frothy. This will take about 4 min. Add vanilla and almond extract. Beat about 1 min.
  • Add flour, baking powder, and baking soda. Beat about 2 min. It will be light and fluffy.
  • Press dough into greased 10 1/2 in x 15 1/2 in. jelly roll pan.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for about 20-25 minutes. Cool completely.
  • For the frosting combine butter and cream cheese. Beat about 2 min until light and fluffy. Add the powdered sugar, milk, vanilla and food coloring. Mix 1-2 min until smooth. Smooth over bars.
  • In a bowl mix together the coconut and green food coloring. Sprinkle over bars. Top with candy eggs

Nutrition

Serving: 1 | Calories: 542kcal | Carbohydrates: 75g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 54mg | Sodium: 221mg | Potassium: 143mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 51g | Vitamin A: 560IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 1.9mg