Simpatico: Valentine's Day Sugar Cookie Bars

Simpatico

Just the life and times of a silly girl, her dachshunds and all things Southern!

Valentine's Day Sugar Cookie Bars

A sweet for my sweet. :) Of course as I was having stove (which turned out to be electrical) problems, I was unable to make anything 'special' for the day of love. It turned out to be a "Hey, lets call into Pizza Hut" for dinner kinda day.

After my stove was fixed I got busy making these for my love. He was most appreciative.. well I think so.. He ate during his homework then went straight in to watch "Head Rush" on Discovery Channel. -sigh- Little boys...

Sugar Cookie Bars
*1 cup butter; room temp.
*2 cups sugar
*4 eggs
*2 tsp vanilla
*5 cups flour
*1 tsp salt
*1/2 tsp soda
Cream butter and sugar until fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing after each egg. Add vanilla & mix well. In a separate bowl combine flour, salt & soda & stir with a whisk to combine. Add to wet mixture and mix just until combined. Spread on a greased baking sheet (use a 13 x 18 pan). Bake at 375 degrees for 10-15 min, until light golden brown or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool completely and frost.

Frosting
*1/2 cup butter; room temp
*1/2 cup shortening
*1 tsp vanilla
*pinch of salt
*4 cups powdered sugar
*5 Tbsp milk
*food coloring (if desired to decorate for the holiday)
*sprinkles (if desired)
For frosting combine butter and shortening until smooth and creamy. Add vanilla and salt. Add powdered sugar in 1-2 cup increments until combined, then add milk & mix until smooth and spreading consistency. Spread over cooled cookie, then cut into bars.

0 comments:

Post a Comment

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

Follow by Email

Welcome!

Grab a seat on the porch, drink some sweet ice tea, and stay a while!

Simpatico Is Defined as:

agreeable, likable, being on the same wavelength, congenial, sympathetic, of like mind or temperament, compatible.

Pages

ShareThis

Check This Out!

Followers

Search This Blog

Blog Archive

Labels

dachshunds (474) newby (245) milo (226) dixie (214) farm life (102) family (82) menu (75) winter (43) blogville (36) fall (35) lily (25) crafts (22) funny (22) recyclable crafts (20) music (19) dessert (18) garden (15) celebrations (13) spring (13) Holiday (11) reed (11) blog (10) summer (10) vacation (10) breakfast (9) weekend (9) gotcha (8) soup (8) valentines (8) budget (7) encouragement (7) muffin (7) playlist (7) slow cooker (7) back to school (6) christmas (6) printables (6) puddles (6) award (5) birthday (5) farm (5) frankie (5) free (5) friends (5) olympics (5) sandwiches (5) self (5) Saint Patrick's Day (4) backyard (4) cats (4) decor (4) easter (3) favorite things (3) food (3) party (3) salad (3) sewing (3) snacks (3) GPOM (2) appetizer (2) dog treat (2) facebook (2) graduation (2) movies (2) offline (2) pedigree (2) picnic (2) shopping (2) snow (2) throwback thursday (2) ASPCA (1) April (1) SOPA (1) WVU (1) art (1) books (1) canning (1) computer (1) death (1) diy (1) dog food (1) dogsrule (1) doxieswithmoxie (1) elizabeth taylor (1) event (1) football (1) front yard (1) game (1) golf (1) health (1) internet (1) jasper (1) jewelry (1) lilypadquiliting (1) mail (1) marinades (1) me (1) news (1) orange (1) pantry (1) peaches (1) pet ownership (1) petfinder (1) pip (1) pop culture (1) pupsetc.com (1) random (1) sadness (1) shelle (1) tax season (1) vet (1) voting (1) weekly menu (1) won (1)