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Small Batch Frosted Sugar Cookie Bars

Small Batch Frosted Sugar Cookie Bars - soft, chewy and topped with a rich buttercream frosting. The perfect amount if you're cooking for one or two. | zagleft.com
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Dessert
Servings: 1 person
Author: Joanie Zisk


  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter softened
  • 2 tablespoons milk


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.  Line a small baking dish with parchment paper or lightly spray with oil spray.  Set aside.
  • In a bowl, mix the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.  
  • Mix in the egg and vanilla extract.
  • Add in the flour, baking powder and salt and stir until well blended.
  • Spread dough into prepared pan.
  • Bake in the preheated oven until lightly golden brown, 20-25 minutes.
  • Let cool completely in pan.


  • In a small bowl, mix together the confectioners' sugar, butter and milk until smooth.
  • Cut the bars into squares and spread frosting over the tops.