I love sugar cookies, but hate how much time they take to make. These bars are quick, easy, and best of all, yummy!

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Recipe Summary

prep:
25 mins
cook:
20 mins
additional:
10 mins
total:
55 mins
Servings:
48
Yield:
48 cookie bars
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Ingredients

48
Original recipe yields 48 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Frosting:

Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 13x18-inch rimmed baking sheet.

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  • Combine white sugar, 1 cup butter, 8 ounces cream cheese, and egg in a large bowl; beat with an electric mixer until well mixed, about 4 minutes. Beat in 1 teaspoon vanilla extract and almond extract. Mix in flour, baking powder, and baking soda until dough comes together.

  • Press dough evenly over the greased baking sheet.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until lightly golden, about 20 minutes. Let cool completely, 10 to 20 minutes.

  • Beat 1/2 cup butter and 4 ounces cream cheese together in a bowl until smooth. Beat in confectioners' sugar. Thin icing with milk and vanilla extract. Split icing between 2 bowls. Mix green food coloring into 1 bowl.

  • Spread green icing over cooled cookies. Cut into 48 squares. Pour white icing into a resealable plastic bag. Cut off corner tip. Drizzle white icing over cookies.

Nutrition Facts

161 calories; protein 1.4g 3% DV; carbohydrates 20.6g 7% DV; fat 8.4g 13% DV; cholesterol 26.9mg 9% DV; sodium 86.9mg 4% DV. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (2)

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Rating: 5 stars
03/29/2020
I love these cookies! Super easy to make and you don’t really need the frosting, but of course it’s tastier with. Make sure to use real butter Read More
2 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 1
  • 4 star values: 1
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Rating: 4 stars
07/30/2019
These were tasty. A cross between a cookie and cake. Good base recipe that would do well with some additions Read More
Rating: 5 stars
03/28/2020
I love these cookies! Super easy to make and you don’t really need the frosting, but of course it’s tastier with. Make sure to use real butter Read More
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