One of everyone's favorite cookies in bar form - these soft Sugar Cookie Bars are simple and are topped with a delicious buttercream frosting that makes this dessert irresistible.
Preheat oven to 350.
Beat butter, sugar, eggs and 12 oz. cream cheese until well blended and a bit frothy (a few minutes).
Add the vanilla and almond extract and mix well.
In a separate bowl mix flour, baking powder and baking soda - mix well.
Add flour mixture to the butter mixture and beat for a few minutes. Pour into a large jelly roll pan (use parchment paper if desired) and bake at 350 for 20 minutes.
Once cake is cool - add frosting. To make, beat ½ cup butter and 4 oz. cream cheese until mixed well. Add powdered sugar, milk, vanilla and food coloring. Add to cookies. ENJOY!