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Holiday Sugar Cookie Bars

  • Author: Jen


These Holiday Sugar Cookie Bars put a fun twist on the classic sugar cookie bar recipe.




  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 oz cream cheese
  • 1/2 sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup + 2 TBSP flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder


  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 oz cream cheese
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 TBSP milk

Optional (not really, you kind of need the sprinkles):

  • Holiday sprinkles


  1. Preheat oven to 350
  2. Line 9×9 pan with parchment paper and spray lightly with non stick cooking spay
  3. Mix together flour and baking powder in a medium bowl and set aside
  4. In large mixing bowl, beat together butter, cream cheese and sugar until fluffy
  5. Beat in eggs and vanilla
  6. Gradually add flour mix into butter mixture until it’s all mixed in and combined
  7. Add batter to prepared pan
  8. Bake for 22-25 minutes
  9. When done, it should be lightly browned on top 
  10. Cool bars completely


  1. beat butter then add cream cheese
  2. Add vanilla
  3. Gradually add powdered sugar
  4. Add milk and beat until light and fluffy
  5. Frost the cooled cookie,  and sprinkle with holiday sprinkles