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Frosted Sugar Cookie Bars

Frosted Sugar Cookie Bars

Melt in your mouth sugar cookie bars topped iwth melt in your mouth buttercream frosting.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 21 mins
Course Dessert, Snack

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tbsp vanilla
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 cups white chocolate chips

Frosting

  • 1 stick butter softened
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 4-6 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup milk or heavy cream

Instructions
 

Sugar Cookie Bars

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Cream the butter and sugar until smooth.
  • Add the eggs and vanilla and again beat until smooth.
  • Add the flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt and beat on low until the flour is mixed in and then beat on medium until dough is thoroughly mixed together.
  • Add the white chocolate chips and beat once again until chips are mixed evenly.
  • Turn the sugar cookie dough into a greased 9x13. Wetten your fingers and press the dough evenly into the pan. Re-wetten your fingers if the dough starts to stick so you can pat the dough down evenly.
  • Bake for 21 minutes. They should be slightly golden brown but mostly if you touch them you'll think they are too soft to be done. This is the key to making these bars spectacular! Set aside to cool.

Frosting

  • Beat the butter, vanilla and salt.
  • Add 2 cups of the powdered sugar until creamed.
  • Add the milk or heavy cream and again beat until creamy. (If you are using heavy cream, you may have to add more because it is thicker than the milk.
  • Continue adding cups of powdered sugar until it is frosting consistency.
  • Frost the mostly cooled bars evenly.
  • Put in fridge for 4 hours or overnight so that they set up perfectly.
  • Cut and let the melting-in-the-mouth begin!
    Frosted Sugar Cookie Bars
Keyword sugar cookie, frosting, white chocolate chips