How To Make Sugar Cookie Bars With Buttercream frosting

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May. 13, 2015

Satisfy that sugar craving with some thick, soft sugar cookie bars slathered with vanilla buttercream frosting, with a secret ingredient. These melt in your mouth!

Ingredients

For the sugar cookie bars:
Unsalted butter 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , unsalted butter
Granulated sugar 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Egg 1
Vanilla extract 1/4 Teaspoon
Almond extract 1/4 Teaspoon
All purpose flour 1 1/2 Cup (24 tbs)
Baking powder 1/4 Teaspoon
Baking soda 1/4 Teaspoon
Salt 1/4 Teaspoon
For the vanilla buttercream frosting:
Unsalted butter 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) , softened
Confectioners' sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Vanilla extract 1/2 Teaspoon
Milk 2 Tablespoon
Pink food coloring 2 Drop (optional)
Sprinkles 2 Tablespoon (optional)

Directions

GETTING READY:

Preheat oven to 375F/180C.

Line baking pan with parchment paper.

MAKING:

In a bowl, cream together butter and sugar. Add eggs, vanilla extract, almond extract and beat well.

In a bowl, combine flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and mix well.

Add to butter mixture and whisk well.

Spread dough evenly onto the pan and pop into oven.

Bake for 8-10 minutes until golden brown. Allow to cool completely before cutting.

For frosting, beat butter in a bowl.

Add confectioners’ sugar and milk alternatively (in small batches) and mix well. Add food colouring if desired.

Take the cookie slab out of pan and spread frosting over it. Drizzle sprinkles over it and cut into 16-20 pieces.

SERVING:

Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 10 Minutes
Servings: 20

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 151Calories from Fat 65

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g10.8%

Saturated Fat 4 g20%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 51 mg2.13%

Total Carbohydrates 19 g6.3%

Dietary Fiber %

Sugars 12 g

Protein 1 g2%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet