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PEEPS® Tree Sugar Cookie Bars

PEEPS® Tree Sugar Cookie Bars
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 45 min
  • Servings 18
These festive frosted sugar cookie bars are topped with PEEPS® marshmallow trees.
Updated September 5, 2020

Ingredients

  • 1 pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons holiday sprinkles (confetti, nonpareils, candy sprinkles)
  • 1 container (12 oz) Betty Crocker™ Whipped vanilla frosting
  • 18 PEEPS® brand marshmallow trees
  • Additional holiday sprinkles and sparkling sugar, as desired
  • Powdered sugar, if desired

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Line 13x9-inch pan with foil; spray bottom only with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In large bowl, mix cookie mix, softened butter and egg with spoon until soft dough forms. Stir in 2 tablespoons holiday sprinkles; press dough in bottom of pan. Bake 20 to 23 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely on cooling rack, about 1 hour.
  • 3
    Remove bars from pan using foil; spread frosting on top. Place 18 marshmallow trees on top of frosting, to make 6 rows by 3 rows. Add additional sprinkles or sparkling sugar to exposed frosting edges. Cut into 18 bars, wiping knife with paper towel between cuts.
  • 4
    Sprinkle small amount of powdered sugar “snow” on tops of trees.

  • Store bars in covered container.
  • Lining your pan with foil before baking helps with easy removal of bars for cutting.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
290
Calories from Fat
110
Total Fat
12g
18%
Saturated Fat
6g
32%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
25mg
8%
Sodium
150mg
6%
Potassium
35mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
44g
15%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
32g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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