Frosted Peppermint Sugar Cookie Bars Recipe

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Billy Modified: December 17, 2021

How To Make Frosted Peppermint Sugar Cookie Bars

Sugar cookie bars are a delicious treat that combines two dessert favorites. They’re flavored with peppermint and topped with a minty vanilla frosting.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

For Sugar Cookies:

  • ¾cupunsalted butter,softened at room temperature
  • 1cupgranulated sugar
  • 1largeegg,room temperature
  • 1tspvanilla extract
  • 2cupsall purpose flour
  • ½tspbaking powder
  • ½tspsalt

For Frosting:

  • 15ozvanilla frosting,(1 can)
  • ½tsppeppermint extract,optional

For Topping:

  • 7candy canes,crushed

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a 9×13-inch baking sheet or dish with aluminum foil and lightly spray non-sticking cooking spray. Set aside.

  2. Cream together the butter and granulated sugar until creamy and fluffy.

  3. Add in the egg and cream until creamy and fluffy.

  4. Fold in the vanilla extra, flour, baking powder, and salt until combined.

  5. Place the sugar cookie dough onto the baking sheet or dish and press down until the dough is spread out and even.

  6. Bake for 15 to 18 minutes or until the top is no longer wet.

  7. Allow the sugar cookie to cool.

  8. Mix together the vanilla frosting and peppermint extract. Frost the sugar cookie and then top with crushed candy canes.

  9. Cut into squares then cut into triangles.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 318.95kcal
  • Fat: 14.71g
  • Saturated Fat: 7.15g
  • Trans Fat: 0.35g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4.09g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.60g
  • Carbohydrates: 45.36g
  • Fiber: 0.68g
  • Sugar: 31.72g
  • Protein: 2.28g
  • Cholesterol: 34.50mg
  • Sodium: 139.48mg
  • Calcium: 19.67mg
  • Potassium: 49.35mg
  • Iron: 0.99mg
  • Vitamin A: 77.82µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.01mg
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