Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Valentine's Day Sugar Cookie Bars!

I don't know about you, but I LOVE sugar cookies! I just do not like the mess that comes with cutting them and cleaning up flour from the counters. I have the perfect solution! Sugar Cookie Bars! These are such a delicious treat! They are mess free!
This is so easy to make! They are chewy and sweet!  
The Bars:
  • 2½ cups all-purpose flour 
  • ½ tsp. baking powder 
  • ½ tsp. salt ½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened 
  • 1 cup sugar 
  • 1 egg 
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract


  1. Preheat oven to 375* and line a 9x13 baking dish with parchment paper. 
  2. With a whisk attachment, cream butter and sugar in a bowl. 
  3. Add your egg and vanilla. 
  4. In a separate bowl mix flour, salt and baking powder. With the mixer on, slowly mix flour mixture into the butter mix.
  5. Press dough into pan with a spoon and bake 18-22 minutes. You will see when it is done because the edges will be golden brown.
  6. Let cool and add frosting/sprinkles! ENJOY!

Frosting:
  • 5 cups powdered sugar 
  • 4 TBSPs unsalted butter, softened
  • Food Coloring
  • 1 Tbsp Milk
  • Sprinkles
  1. I creamed the butter  with the whisk attachment on the mixer until smooth. 
  2. Beat in powdered sugar slowly starting with two cups. 
  3. Add the remaining sugar and if it is too stiff, add a tbsp of milk, if it is too runny, add MORE powdered sugar. Trust me, it will stiffen up. 
  4. Add food coloring to your liking and enjoy!
These bars are so yummy and they are so festive! I just love them for Valentine's Day! They will be the hit of any party too!
Like this post? Share via one of the buttons below! Thanks for reading!

4 comments:

  1. This looks good like to try this

    ReplyDelete
  2. This looks good like to try this

    ReplyDelete
  3. These look perfect, I have been looking for a knockoff Lofthouse cookie for a while. These look even better than what I was looking for.

    ReplyDelete
  4. These Sugar Cookie bars look so unbelievable! I love the pink icing!! I had to pin this one. :) Thank you!

    ReplyDelete

Thanks for visiting! If you have any questions or concerns, please email me at bbrown@thesmallthings89.com! ~Bre