Halloween Sugar Cookie Bars

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  • Halloween Sugar Cookie Bars are sponsored by Dixie Crystals in conjunction with a social media campaign through Sunday Supper LLC. All opinions are my own.

    This recipe is the perfect Halloween snack to serve at a party or get together. Everyone will fall in love with how festive and fun these Halloween Sugar Cookie Bars are! They are sure to be a hit every time!

    Halloween Sugar Cookie Bars are thick and chewy, frosted with a classic buttercream and topped with festive sprinkles.

    Halloween Sugar Cookie Bars are thick and chewy, frosted with a classic buttercream and topped with festive sprinkles. Perfect for the whole family!

    Can you believe Halloween is around the corner? I feel like it was just New Year’s and here I am baking up Halloween Sugar Cookie Bars! Halloween is one of my favorite holidays. Even though I don’t dress up, I love to watch giddy little kids go door-to-door and see their creative outfits.

    Halloween Sugar Cookie Bars are thick and chewy, frosted with a classic buttercream and topped with festive sprinkles.

    My perfect Halloween has always been fun and creative as opposed to ghoulish gore and my desserts are no exception. Halloween Sugar Cookie Bars are the perfect sweet treat to bring to any dress-up party, office function or costume parade.

    So easy to make, the kids can even jump in to help! What better ingredients to use for quality baking time than Dixie Crystals, a trusted Southern brand since 1917!

    dixie-crystals-brand-burst-logo-300x300Dixie Crystals aims to get families spending time together in the kitchen creating memories. In addition to making Halloween Sugar Cookie Bars, also check out their recipe library with 1,000+ recipes and Kids in the Kitchen, filled with all sorts of family-friendly activities.

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    Halloween Sugar Cookie Bars are thick and chewy, frosted with a classic buttercream and topped with festive sprinkles.

    Halloween Sugar Cookie Bars are sure to become a new tradition as a treat the whole family enjoys. From start to finish, they only take about an hour, that is all!

    Let the kids decorate using piped frosting or spooky sprinkles. Cut sugar cookie bars into squares and make decorating into a fun holiday party activity!

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    If you enjoyed this Halloween snack for a party, check out these other easy Halloween recipes:

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    Halloween Sugar Cookie Bars are thick and chewy, frosted with a classic buttercream and topped with festive sprinkles.
    Halloween Sugar Cookie Bars
    Prep Time
    20 mins
    Cook Time
    25 mins
    Total Time
    55 mins
     
    Halloween Sugar Cookie Bars are thick and chewy, frosted with a classic buttercream and topped with festive sprinkles.
    Course: Dessert
    Cuisine: American
    Servings: 16
    Author: Jessica Formicola
    Ingredients
    Cookie Dough:
    • 1 cup Dixie Crystals Sugar
    • 1 cup unsalted butter softened
    • 1 large egg
    • 2 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla
    • 1 tablespoon water
    • 2 1/2 cups flour
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    Frosting:
    • 3 1/2 cups Dixie Crystals powdered sugar
    • 1/2 cup butter softened
    • 2 teaspoons clear vanilla extract*
    • 3-4 tablespoons milk
    • Purple Food Coloring
    • Festive Sprinkles or Other Spooky Decorations
    Instructions
    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Coat a 9x13 baking pan with cooking spray or use a shallow disposable aluminum pan coated with cooking spray.
    2. In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment or a large mixing bowl with an electric mixer, beat butter for cookie dough until fluffy and light. Cream in Dixie Crystals sugar, combining fully. Lastly, add egg, vanilla and water until fully mixed, scraping down the sides as you go.
    3. Sift together dry ingredients for cookie dough and slowly add to bowl. Mixture should pull away from bowl walls and not be terribly sticky. If it is, add an additional 1 tablespoon of water or flour, accordingly.
    4. Press cookie dough into prepared baking pans. Bake for 2-25 minutes or until edges are a light brown. Allow to cool before frosting.
    5. To prepare frosting, beat butter until light and fluffy and then add remaining ingredients. Add more milk or Dixie Crystals powdered sugar until it reaches a spreadable consistency.
    6. Frost and decorate as desired!

    Halloween Sugar Cookie Bars are thick and chewy, frosted with a classic buttercream and topped with festive sprinkles.

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