Thursday, February 23, 2017
Creamcheese Sugar Cookie Bars
Another of my sister in law's fabulous dessert recipes! I am posting them here so I don't lose the recipe! It is that good!!!
1&1/2 Cups sugar
1 Cup butter, softened
8 oz. Cream cheese, softened
Combine above ingredients until smooth and creamy.
Add 1 egg, 1 tsp. vanilla and 1/2 tsp. almond extract. Beat 1 minute.
Add 2&1/2 Cups flour, 1 tsp. baking powder and 1/2 tsp. baking soda. Beat for 2 minutes.
Spread evenly in a jelly roll pan and Bake at 350* for 20 minutes or golden. Completely cool.
Cream Cheese Cookie Bar Frosting:
Combine 1/2 Cup soft butter with 4 oz. soft cream cheese until smooth. Add 3&1.2 Cups powdered sugar, 1 tsp. vanilla, and 2-3 Tbsp whole milk. Beat for about 4 minutes until fluffy. Add a drop of coloring if desired. Frost cooled Bars! These are a great pot-luck item!