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Do you love iced sugar cookies?  Then you need to try these Fluffy Sugar Cookie Bars.  Easy to whip up and with just the right amount of almond flavor they are delicious!

Fluffy Sugar Cookie Bars

The Farmwife Crafts
Do you love iced sugar cookies?  Then you need to try these Fluffy Sugar Cookie Bars.  Easy to whip up and with just the right amount of almond flavor they are delicious!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Course Cookie, Dessert
Cuisine American

Ingredients
  

For the Bars

  • 1 Cup butter softened
  • 2 Cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 5 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda

For the Icing

  • 1 Cup butter softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • pinch of salt
  • 4 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 3-4 Tablespoons milk
  • few drops food coloring, if desired
  • sprinkles, if desired

Instructions
 

For the bars:

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees and grease a jelly roll pan (13x18) with cooking spray.
  • Cream the butter, sugar, vanilla, and almond extract together. Add in eggs one at a time beating well after each mixture.
  • In a separate bowl, combine the flour, salt, and baking soda. Slowly add the dry ingredients to the butter mixture and mix well until combined.
  • Press evenly onto jelly roll pan and bake for 12-15 minutes then cool completely.

For the Icing:

  • Beat the butter, salt, vanilla, and almond together until well mixed.
  • Slowly add in the powdered sugar while on low. Once it is well incorporated, stir on medium.
  • Gradually add in the milk until desired consistency is reached. Icing should be light and fluffy.
  • Stir in the food coloring if using then spread evenly over cooled bars. Decorate with sprinkles if using.
  • Stir in an air tight container.
Keyword cookies, desserts