Frosted Sugar Cookie Bars

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Raven Higheagle

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@ravenhigheagle

These are great for pretty much anything from traveling to bake sales.

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Serves:
24 large bars
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

COOKIES

1 c
unsalted butter, softened
1 1/2 c
granulated sugar
1 tsp
vanilla extract
2 large
eggs
2 3/4 c
all-purpose flour
1 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
kosher salt

FROSTING

1 c
unsalted butter, softened
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 pinch
kosher salt
3 c
powdered sugar
3 Tbsp
milk
1
drop blue food coloring (i use gel), optional
colored sprinkles, optional

How to Make Frosted Sugar Cookie Bars

Step-by-Step

  • 1FOR THE COOKIES:

    Pre heat oven to 350 degrees. Line a 15x10x1 inch baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • 2Beat butter and sugar for 2 minutes on medium high with an electric mixer, scraping sides down occasionally.
  • 3Add vanilla and eggs and beat until combined. Add flour, baking powder and salt, mixing until fully blended.
  • 4Using floured hands, drop dough onto baking sheet and press until evenly distributed. This takes a minute or two, but it can be done!
  • 5Bake for 15-18 minutes, until the edges begin to brown. Remove from oven and cool completely.
  • 6FOR THE FROSTING:

    Beat butter and vanilla on high for two minutes until fluffy.
  • 7Add salt, powdered sugar ad milk and beat for 3-5 minutes until fluffy and fully blended.

    Beat in food coloring until combined.
  • 8Spread on cooled cookie bars and add sprinkles. Cut into squares.

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