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Frosted Halloween Sheet Pan Cookies

a sugar cookie cooked in a sheet pan and then cut into individual bars

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 11 minutes
Total Time 31 minutes
Servings 36 bars
Author Kallee

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 TBL vanilla extract
  • 1 cup plain greek yogurt
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 4 3/4 cup flour

Frosting

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 2 tsp almond extract (or vanilla)
  • 5 cups powdered sugar
  • 4-6 TBL milk
  • 6 drops orange food coloring
  • 1/2 cup sprinkles

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°

  2. With an electric mixer cream together the butter, shortening and sugar

  3. Add the eggs one at a time

  4. add the vanilla and yogurt and mix well

  5. Add the flour, salt and baking soda to the bowl and mix well

  6. The batter will be stick so you will need to spread and then press with your fingers into a well greased 18x13 sheet pan

  7. Bake for 11-13 minutes until just done and barely lightly browned

  8. Cool completely

Frosting:

  1. Cream together the butter, shortening and almond extract with an electric mixer until fluffy

  2. Add the powdered sugar and 3 TBL milk

  3. Mix well. Add milk a Tablespoon at a time until you reach your desired consistency.

  4. Add the food coloring and mix well

  5. Frost bars and then add sprinkles