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Sugar Cookie Bars cut into pieces on a slate tray
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5 from 4 votes

Sugar Cookie Bars Recipe

A quick and easy dessert recipes! These Sugar Cookie Bars are perfect when you are busy and need to take a dessert somewhere!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 20 bars
Calories: 317kcal
Author: Julie Evink

Ingredients

Bars

  • 1 1/2 c sugar
  • 1 c butter softened
  • 8 oz cream cheese softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp almond extract
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 1/2 c flour

Frosting

  • 1/4 c butter softened
  • 2 oz cream cheese softened
  • 2 c powdered sugar
  • 2-3 tbsp milk
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • food coloring

Instructions

  • First 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 jelly roll pan. Bake at 350 degrees for about 20-25 minutes. Cool completely.
  • Frosting – Combine butter and cream cheese. Beat about 2 min. Add the powdered sugar, milk, vanilla and food coloring. Mix 1-2 min until smooth.

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Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 317kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 54mg | Sodium: 182mg | Potassium: 69mg | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin A: 555IU | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 0.8mg