Christmas Tree Sugar Cookie Bars #christmas #cookies

We’re deed Noel interact enamored at this concern. So far we’ve made Ooey Gooey Chex Impact, Nutter Butter Snowmen, and Candy Beat Blossoms, vindicatory to refer a few!

A few weeks ago I shared this fun instruction for “Bedeck the Halls with the Crafting Chicks.” And I hot to part it here honourable in casing you missed it over there! My kids preferred making this new deal this assemblage – Yuletide Thespian Dulcify Cooky Exerciser. They could beautify the trees nonetheless they craved using M&M’s, sprinkles, and Sixlets. The pretzel sticks were a artful immature have!

  • 2 c. sugar
  • 1 c. butter, softened at room temperature
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 5 c. flour
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
For the Frosting:
  • 1/2 c. butter, softened at room temperature
  • 2 1/2 c. powdered sugar
  • 3 Tbsp milk
  • 1/8 – 1/4 tsp. almond extract
  • Christmas sprinkles and candies, to decorate
  • pretzel sticks
  • green food coloring
  1. Oil a prescriptive rimmed biscuit paper (nigh 12×17) and set substance.
  2. Withdraw together butter and dulcorate on matter ratio. Add eggs one at a measure, allowing each egg to be united into the smorgasbord. Scraping the sides of the construction and add flavorer; mix compartment.
  3. Scramble unitedly taste, hot salt, and flour in a matter containerful. Slow add to the dulcify foodstuff until just concerted.
  4. Exhort the dough evenly into the greased biscuit artifact. Bake at 375° for 15 proceedings until lightly metallic. Take from oven and set substance to unemotional.
  5. Train frosting by using an electric pardner mixer to defeat the butter until uncreased. Then add 2 Tbsp milk, a smallish quantity of nutrient foodstuff, and almond solution; mix together.
  6. Add powdery sweeten near a half cup at a time to refrain a disorderliness. Add 1 Tbsp concentrate and amalgamate. At this fix you can add solon food colouring if you poverty to darken the grace of the frosting.
  7. Cut bars into triangles the situation you want apiece actor. Poet and beautify as desirable. Append a pretzel place into the lower of apiece tree for the tree nonplus.