Glazed Strawberry Lemon Sugar Cookie Bars



  • 2 1/4 cups flour
  • 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 cup of room temperature butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp. lemon zest
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 cup diced fresh strawberries (don't use frozen) 


  • 1 cup of confectioners sugar
  • 2-3 tbsp. water

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray an 8x8" pan with cooking spray and set aside.

For the bars: In a large bowl sift together flour, baking powder and salt. 

In the bowl of your electric mixer cream sugar and butter together. 

Mix in egg, lemon juice, zest and vanilla. 

Mix in flour mixture.

Blot the diced strawberries with a paper towel to remove any excess moisture. Fold in diced strawberries by hand.

Press dough into the bottom of the prepared pan.

Bake for about 35-45 minutes or until a toothpick is inserted and comes out clean. 

Let the bars cool before cutting and glazing.

For the Glaze: Whisk together powdered sugar and water, or enough water to get to your desired consistency. Pour over cut and cooled bars.

by The Savvy Kitchen