Sugar Cookies Bars



1 1/2 C. Sugar
1 C Butter, softened
8 oz cream cheese, softened
1 Egg
1/2 t. almond extract
1 t. vanilla
1 t. baking powder
1/2 t. baking soda
2 1/2 c. Flour


1/4 c. butter, softened
2 oz. cream cheese, softened
2 c. powdered sugar
2-3 T Milk
1/2 t. vanilla
Food Coloring

1. First beat the butter, cream cheese, sugar and egg until nice and frothy. This will take about 4 min.

2. Add vanilla and almond extract. Beat about 1 min.

3. Add flour, baking powder, and baking soda. Beat about 2 min. It will be light and fluffy.

4. Press dough into greased jelly roll pan. Bake at 350 degrees for about 20-25 minutes. Cool completely.
5. Frosting - Combine butter and cream cheese. Beat about 2 min. Add the powdered sugar, milk, vanilla and food coloring. Mix 1-2 min until smooth. Frost!