This is NOT a healthy recipe! This is a good ole’ fashioned delightfully indulgent splurge! This time of year, it’s all about moderation and taking time to enjoy a few splurges here and there.
I love sugar cookies, but I’m just too lazy to roll them out and then make cookie cut outs. These are awesome, you get the same yummy taste without ALL that work! This year I messed with some flavors and made up the BEST white chocolate peppermint frosting! It’s a good thing I took these to the neighbors! I could of eaten a pan by myself!
Sugar Cookie Bars with White Chocolate Peppermint Frosting
Adapted from The Girl Who Ate Everything
1 cup butter, room temperature
2 cups sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla 5 cups flour
1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon orange zest — this may seem weird but trust me, it;s AWESOME!!
1/2 cup butter, room temperature
1/2 tsp peppermint extract
5 Tablespoons heavy whipping cream
For the frosting: Melt Chocolate in Microwave… Microwave in 60 second at a 70% reduced power, until smooth and melted.