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a white plate full of sugar cookie bars that are stacked on top of each other. Each cookie bar is topped with purple frosting and purple sprinkles. A glass of milk is on the counter behind the plate of sugar cookie bars.
Easy Sugar Cookie Bars
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins
These sugar cookie bars not only taste amazing, they are also super EASY to make!
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: desserts
Servings: 15 bars
Calories: 125 kcal
for the sugar cookies
  • 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 TBS sour cream
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
for the frosting
  • 5 TBS unsalted butter softened
  • 3 TBS milk
  • 1 TBS vanilla
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • food coloring optional
  1. Preheat your oven to 375 degrees.
  2. In a medium sized bowl, combine your flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, cream together your butter and sugar for about 3 minutes until light and fluffy.
  4. Add in your egg, sour cream and vanilla and mix till combined.
  5. Slowly add in your flour mixture while stirring until everything is combined. (The dough will be crumbly)
  6. Press the batter into a greased 9x13 baking dish and spread it out evenly with your hands or a rubber spatula.
  7. Bake for 15-17 minutes or until edges just barely start to turn golden.
  8. Allow to cool completely.
  9. Mix together all your ingredients for your frosting until creamy.
  10. Add in desired amount of food coloring.
  11. Spread frosting evenly over cooled cookie bars.
  12. Cut into squares and serve.
Nutrition Facts
Easy Sugar Cookie Bars
Amount Per Serving
Calories 125
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.