Frosted Peppermint Sugar Cookie Bars

Frosted Peppermint Sugar Cookie Bars –  Why do you need peppermint bark when you can have these incredibly easy sugar cookie bars? So moist with the creamiest frosting, then topped with chopped candy canes. Only one bowl is needed! 

Frosted Peppermint Sugar Cookie Bars - Why do you need ppeppermint bark when you can have these incredibly easy sugar cookie bars? So moist with the creamiest frosting, then topped with chopped candy canes. Only one bowl is needed!

Hey, there! It’s Chelsea from Gal on a Mission again sharing a delicious holiday dessert you need to whip up this year!

Growing up as a little girl, I did not like anything that had one drop of peppermint in it. I couldn’t even tolerate the smell. Now as an adult, I cannot get enough peppermint – coffee, tea, sugar cookies, brownies, you name it! Pretty shocking to go from one extreme to another, right?

Since December is all about the peppermint craze, I thought it would be perfect to share incredibly easy frosted peppermint sugar cookie bars. You are going to be shocked at how easy they really are! They may or may not only need one bowl for the cookie batter. 😉

Frosted Peppermint Sugar Cookie Bars - Why do you need ppeppermint bark when you can have these incredibly easy sugar cookie bars? So moist with the creamiest frosting, then topped with chopped candy canes. Only one bowl is needed!

I will tell you, they are perfect with a glass of cold milk or two.

Here are more delicious holiday treats from Gal on a Mission:

PicMonkey Collage

Andes Mint Cookies
Boston Cream Sugar Cookie Cups
White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies
Snowball Cookies with Cranberries

 

Frosted Peppermint Sugar Cookie Bars - Why do you need ppeppermint bark when you can have these incredibly easy sugar cookie bars? So moist with the creamiest frosting, then topped with chopped candy canes. Only one bowl is needed!

Frosted Peppermint Sugar Cookie Bars

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Author Alyssa Rivers
Servings 16 Bars

Frosted Peppermint Sugar Cookie Bars –  Why do you need peppermint bark when you can have these incredibly easy sugar cookie bars?  So moist with the creamiest frosting, then topped with chopped candy canes. Only one bowl is needed! 

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword frosted peppermint sugar cookie bars, peppermint recipe, sugar cookie bars

Ingredients

Sugar Cookies:

  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter 1.5 sticks, softened at room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar granulated
  • 1 large egg room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Frosting:

  • 15 ounce vanilla frosting 1 can
  • 1/2 teaspoons peppermint extract optional

Topping:

  • 7 candy canes crushed

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a 9x13 baking sheet or dish with aluminum foil and lightly spray non-sticking cooking spray. Set aside.
  2. Cream together the butter and granulated sugar until creamy and fluffy.
  3. Add in the egg and cream until creamy and fluffy.
  4. Fold in the vanilla extra, flour, baking powder, and salt until combined.
  5. Place the sugar cookie dough onto the baking sheet or dish and press down until the dough is spread out and even.
  6. Bake for 15-18 minutes or until the top is no longer wet.
  7. Allow the sugar cookie to cool.
  8. Mix together the vanilla frosting and peppermint extract. Frost the sugar cookie and then top with crushed candy canes.
  9. Cut into squares then cut into triangles.
Nutrition Facts
Frosted Peppermint Sugar Cookie Bars
Amount Per Serving
Calories 321 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 6g30%
Cholesterol 33mg11%
Sodium 127mg5%
Potassium 45mg1%
Carbohydrates 49g16%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 34g38%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 281IU6%
Calcium 13mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Alyssa Rivers

I am Alyssa and the blogger behind The Recipe Critic. I started my blog in June of 2012 as a place to share my passion for cooking. I love trying new things and testing them out with my family.

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