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Sugar Cookie Bars

Adapted from Food Network

Ingredients

Sugar Cookie Bars

  • 2 sticks butter melted
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 Tablespoon vanilla
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup sprinkles plus extra for decorating the top

Buttercream Frosting

  • 4 Tablespoons butter 1/2 stick, softened
  • 1/4 cup vegetable shortening
  • 3 cups powder sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 cup milk or cream

Instructions

Sugar Cookie Bars

  • Preheat oven to 350
  • Melt 2 sticks of butter. While butter is cooling, prepare a 9x 13 baking dish by lining it with foil, leaving extra to hang over the sides of the dish.
  • Coat foil with cooking spray
  • Pour cooled, but not cold, melted butter into mixing bowl.
  • Mix in sugar, eggs, and vanilla.
  • Add flour and salt.
  • Add sprinkles. Mix until combined.
  • Pour mixture into prepared dish.
  • Bake until the edges are set, but the middle is soft, approximately 25 minutes.
  • Let cool. Pull bar out of pan by pulling on foil, and flip onto large plate or cookie sheet.
  • Frost cookie and top with additional sprinkles! Cut into squares and serve.

Buttercream Frosting

  • In large mixing bowl, mix together vegetable shortening and butter. Mix until creamy.
  • Alternate adding one cup powder sugar, and a little of the milk until both are fully incorporated with the shortening/butter mixture.
  • Add vanilla.
  • Mix until smooth. If frosting is too thick, add more milk, one Tablespoon at a time. If frosting is too thing, add more powder sugar, 1/2 cup at a time. Stir until desired consistency is reached.
  • Frost that cookie bar!