Monday, February 19, 2018

Sugar Cookie Cake Bars

I took these to a Ladies Bible study at church. I tinted the frosting with red coloring and used Valentine's decorations since it was the week of Valentine's. They are very good.
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Sugar Cookie Cake Bars
adapted from https://bitzngiggles.com/sugar-cookie-cake-bars/


Cookie Bars


2 sticks unsalted butter, room temperature
2 cups sugar
4 large eggs
5 cups flour
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking soda

Frosting

2 sticks unsalted butter, room temperature
4 cups powdered sugar
4 tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
A pinch of salt
Nonpareils for decoration


1.Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.

2.In a large bowl cream together the butter and the sugar.

3.Mix in one egg at a time.

4.Add vanilla extract and mix well.

5.In a separate bowl, mix together the flour, salt and baking soda.

6.Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients gradually, a little at a time. Mix well. This will be a very thicj batter.

7.Wet your hands to prevent the dough from sticking and pat out onto prepared jelly roll pan.

8.Bake for 15-20 minutes.


For the Frosting

1.Beat butter until creamy.

2.Mix in the vanilla and salt.

3.Add the powdered sugar gradually, mixing well.

4.Add the milk and mix until it reaches desired consistency.

5.Spread the frosting onto the cooled cake bars. Add sprinkles.









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