Sugar Cookie Bars
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Serves: 24
  • Sugar Cookie Bars:
  • ½ cup unsalted butter, softened
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2½ cups all-purpose flour
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Frosting:
  • ¾ cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons heavy whipping cream
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • Sprinkles, and M&M's
  1. Preheat oven to 350F degrees. Line a 13 by 9 inch baking pan with parchment paper or spray with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. In a medium bowl mix together the flour, baking soda, powder, and salt. Set aside.
  3. Using a hand held mixer or mixing bowl, cream together the butter and sugars on medium speed for 2-3 minutes, or until light an fluffy.
  4. Add the eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Then stir in the vanilla extract.
  5. Slowly add in the dry ingredients, mix until just combined. Make sure to not overmix.
  6. Press the sugar cookie dough into the prepared pan. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until the top of the bars becomes lightly golden brown. Allow to cool completely before frosting
  7. Frosting:
  8. In a handheld mixer or stand mixer cream the butter for 1-2 minutes. Add in the vanilla, heavy cream, and salt. Slowly mix in the powdered sugar. Mix on high until light and fluffy.
  9. Spread over the cooled bars, and decorate your heart out :)
  10. cut the bars and store in an air tight container. Keep these in the refrigerator for up to five days. I love these cold.
Recipe by Two Sisters Kitchens at