How to Make 5-Ingredient Sugar Cookie Bars
Forget about running to the bakery. When you need a sugar cookie, the last thing you want to do is drive to the store! All you really need is frosting, of course. Rich, creamy buttercream. And a vanilla-kissed sugar cookie recipe so easy, we’ve dubbed it the quickest bar on the block.

Just 5-ingredients is all you need to whip our buttery sugar cookies, press ’em into bar form, then bake until golden. Top with our easy buttercream (recipe below) or spread your favorite family frosting on top, then sprinkle with every kind of sprinkle you’ve got in the house. The end result? A 9×13″ AirPerfect pan full of treats so colorful, all you need is a party hat!

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How to Make Confetti Sugar Cookie Bars--with Just 5-Ingredients for the Base Recipe!!


5-Ingredient Sugar Cookie Bars

Our 5-Ingredient Sugar Cookie recipe makes the perfect base for these quick and easy Sugar Cookie Bars.

  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 25
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 16


  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) salted butter, softened but not melted
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl or stand mixer, beat together egg, butter, and sugar until very well combined. Add flour and vanilla, mix until a thick dough forms. Press dough into the bottom of a Good Cook AirPerfect 9×13″ baking pan. Bake for 18-25 minutes, or just until the center of the dough is set and the edges begin to turn a light golden brown. Remove and cool completely. Frost with buttercream frosting (recipe in the Notes section below). Decorate with a variety of sprinkles.


  • Serving Size: 16
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