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Sugar Cookie Bars with Fresh Strawberry Icing
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: strawberry sugar cookies, sugar cookie bars recipe
Servings: 9
Author: Jackie
Cookie Bars
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup butter softened
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 ½ teaspoons real vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup unsalted butter softened
  • 2 cups powdered sugar sifted
  • cup diced strawberries 2-3 berries
  1. Cream together butter and sugar. Add in egg and vanilla and mix until well combined.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line an 8x8 inch baking dish with parchment paper.

  3. Add flour, baking powder, and salt. mix well.
  4. Press dough into the bottom of prepared baking dish.

  5. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, until just done. Remove from oven and allow to cool completely before icing.

  6. To make the icing, mash strawberries with a potato masher, or blend to your preference of chunky or smoothness.
  7. Add butter and mix. Add powdered sugar while continuing to mix until smooth and creamy.
  8. Spread icing evenly over the top of the sugar cookie, and cut into bars.