Looking for some delicious Sugar Cookie Bars? Look no further…this is an Easy Sugar Cookie Recipe without the hassle of traditional sugar cookies! Spread in a pan, bake and then cover with Sugar Cookie Buttercream Frosting!
SUGAR COOKIE BARS
Every Valentine’s Day we have a tradition of making our very favorite Sugar Cookies. These cookies are the best for cutting out into fun shapes and decorating with frosting. When the kids were younger we loved spending the afternoon baking them and decorating them together. When we have the time, they are still our favorite sugar cookie recipe to use.
However, as the kids have gotten older, our schedules and time have become harder to come by. So we have been making bars a LOT more often! I love them for several reasons. Not only do they taste amazing, but they are fast and easy! All the great taste and fun of a cut out cookie, but nowhere near the time and work to make them!
I also love that this batch of cookies can serve a large number of people. So when we had a recent family get together I brought this pan of cookies and there was enough for everyone with a few leftovers!
- Peanut Butter Cup Cookies
- Butter Cookies
- Soft and Chewy Ginger Molasses Cookies
- Soft and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies
- Banana Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies
- Best Chocolate Chip Cookies
- Chocolate Crinkle Cookies
- Lemon Drop Cookies
- Lemon Meltaway Cookies
- Swig Sugar Cookies
- Peppermint Chocolate Chip Sugar Cookie Bars
EASY SUGAR COOKIE RECIPE
Are you ready to make some cookies? You will not believe how easy these sugar cookie bars are to make. Like so easy, it might be considered life changing!
Sugar Cookie Bars Recipe with Buttercream Frosting
Looking For Some Delicious Sugar Cookie Bars? Look No Further...This Is An Easy Sugar Cookie Recipe Without The Hassle Of Traditional Sugar Cookies! Spread In A Pan, Bake And Then Cover With Sugar Cookie Buttercream Frosting!
- 1 cup butter softened
- 1 1/2 cups sugar
- 3/4 cup sour cream
- 1 egg
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 2 1/2 cups plus 2 tablespoons flour
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- ½ cup butter softened
- 3 cups powdered sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- dash of salt
- 2-3 tablespoons milk
- food coloring (optional)
Cream sugar and butter in the bowl of a stand mixer.
Add sour cream and beat until smooth.
Add egg and vanilla and blend until smooth.
Pour the flour into the bowl and place the baking soda, powder and salt on top of the flour.
Mix in all of the dry ingredients just until the flour disappears. Do not over mix.
Grease a (11x18) sheet pan with cooking spray.
Spread the dough into the pan with a long knife or a small rolling pin.
Bake at 350 for 20-25 minutes. Cook just until golden brown.
Let cool completely.
Cream the butter and sugar in a large mixing bowl.
Add the vanilla and salt. Add milk a little at a time, until the frosting is spreading consistency.
Spread frosting on cookie bars when cool.
HOW TO MAKE SUGAR COOKIE BARS
Watch our Sugar Cookie Bars Video Recipe to see just how easy they are to make then go and make some sugar cookies for your friends and family! Then sprinkle the cookie bars with some fun colored sprinkles to make them a little more fun and festive!
COOKIE BAR RECIPE
- Kitchen Aid Stand Mixer
- Cookie Baking Sheet (we love these pans)
- Silicone Baking Mats
- Cookie Scoop
- Silicone Spatulas
- Cooling Racks
- Hot Pads
Hope you enjoy them as much as we do!
Thanks for stopping by! xoxo
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