Easy Sugar Cookie Bars

Easy Sugar Cookie Bars I love sugar cookies, but hate how much time they take to make. These bars are quick, easy, and best of all, yummy!

Ingredients

Original recipe yields 48 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 25 mins

    COOK : 20 mins

    TOTAL : 10 mins

    SERVING : 48

    YIELD : 48 cookie bars

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 13×18-inch rimmed baking sheet.

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  • Combine white sugar, 1 cup butter, 8 ounces cream cheese, and egg in a large bowl; beat with an electric mixer until well mixed, about 4 minutes. Beat in 1 teaspoon vanilla extract and almond extract. Mix in flour, baking powder, and baking soda until dough comes together.

  • Press dough evenly over the greased baking sheet.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until lightly golden, about 20 minutes. Let cool completely, 10 to 20 minutes.

  • Beat 1/2 cup butter and 4 ounces cream cheese together in a bowl until smooth. Beat in confectioners’ sugar. Thin icing with milk and vanilla extract. Split icing between 2 bowls. Mix green food coloring into 1 bowl.

  • Spread green icing over cooled cookies. Cut into 48 squares. Pour white icing into a resealable plastic bag. Cut off corner tip. Drizzle white icing over cookies.

Per Serving: 161 calories; protein 1.4g; carbohydrates 20.6g; fat 8.4g; cholesterol 26.9mg; sodium 86.9mg.