Shortbread Sugar Cookie Bars


These shortbread sugar cookie bars are an easy, tasty variation on the traditional cookie.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
16 bars


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 cup butter, softened

  • ½ cup confectioners' sugar

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon baking powder

  • 2 tablespoons cinnamon sugar, or to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Mix flour, butter, confectioners' sugar, salt, and baking powder together in a bowl using an electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Pat dough into a 9-inch square baking pan. Sprinkle with cinnamon sugar.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven until edges are golden, 30 to 35 minutes. Cut into bars while still warm.

Cook's Note:

Feel free to use margarine, if you prefer.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

180 Calories
12g Fat
17g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 180
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 7g 37%
Cholesterol 31mg 10%
Sodium 126mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 6%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 2g
Calcium 10mg 1%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 20mg 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

You’ll Also Love