Soft 4th of July Sugar Cookie Bars topped with creamy fluffy frosting and Red White and Blue Sprinkles to celebrate our freedom.
½teaspoonCream of Tartar
2CupAll Purpose Flour240g
1CupSprinklesRed White and Blue Sprinkles
¼CupHeavy Whipping Cream
Preheat oven to 350 Degrees and line ¼ size baking sheet with parchment paper
Allow Butter and egg to come to room temperature by setting it on the counter for 1 hour
In a large bowl using a hand mixer cream butter and sugar together for 2-3 minutes
Drizzle Vegetable Oil into butter mixture and allow to fully combine before adding powdered sugar
Cream for another 2-3 minutes until light and fluffy.
Add egg and vanilla extract and cream for 1 more minute
In a separate bowl combine dry ingredients of All Purpose Flour, Cream of Tartar, and Baking Soda adding a little at a time making sure to fully mix together before adding more.
Hand stir in ½ cup Sprinkles into cookie dough before baking
Spread cookie dough in prepared baking pan and bake at 350 degrees for 18-20 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Do not over bake.
Allow bar cookies to fully cool before adding frosting
In a mixing bowl combine butter and coconut oil together scraping down sides of bowl as needed.
Add Powdered Sugar and mix using a hand mixer.
Add Almond Extract and whip. Add Heavy Whipping cream one Tablespoon at a time and only use enough to reach desired consistency
Mix in food coloring and blend until you no longer see white streaks and frosting is all one color. Use as much or as little as you want to reach desired color.
Spread frosting on cooled sugar cookie in pan and immediately top with sprinkles
Cut into bite size bars to serve.
Store and Freeze
Store recipe for sugar cookie bars in a sealed container or wrap with a layer of plastic and foil on top to keep air out. Pink Frosting Cookie can be stored at room temperature but it's also fantastic stored and served chilled.Freeze. Sugar cookie Bars can be frozen. Wrap each bar individually in plastic and place in a sealed container to freeze. Sugar Cookies can be frozen for up to 3 months.
4th of July Sugar Cookie Bars https://bestcookierecipes.com/4th-of-july-sugar-cookie-bars/ June 16, 2022