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Easter Cookie Bars

These Easter Cookie Bars are not only tasty but they're really easy to make as well. Why spend the entire Easter holiday baking when you can make up these easy treats instead?

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Bars, Cookies, desserts, Easter
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups  all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp.  baking soda
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups  brown sugar, packed
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup white chocolate chips
  • 30 chocolate candy eggs

To decorate:

  • 1/4 cup  butter, softened
  • 1 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 tbsp. milk
  • 15 - 20 chocolate candy eggs

Instructions

  1. Grease a rectangular pan 9 x 13 with butter and dust it with flour. Set aside.

  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  3. In a small bowl, sift together all dry ingredients: flour, baking soda and salt. Set aside

  4. In a large bowl, beat together butter, brown sugar and eggs with an electric mixer until creamy.

  5. Slowly mix dry ingredients into wet ingredients.

  6. Once all ingredients are well-combined, fold in white chocolate chips. Evenly spread cookie bar mixture into greased pan.

  7. Top the cookie bar mixture with candy eggs. Bake for 30 minutes.

  8. Allow cookie bars to cool before decorating. Cut into small squares, about 2in x 2in in size.

To decorate:

  1. In a medium sized bowl, beat together butter, sugar and milk

  2. Once all ingredients are well-combined, smooth, and form semi-stiff peaks, the buttercream is ready. Scoop it into a piping bag with Wilton icing tip #21 attached.

  3. Frost the center of each cookie bar with a small dollop of buttercream. Top with one candy egg. Serve and enjoy!