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Valentine Treat For Your Family: Easy Cookie Bars

Valentines is around the corner and it's the perfect time to whip up a sweet treat for your family to celebrate the day!

Valentines is usually celebrated by couples in love. In fact, History.com says Valentine's Day is the second most popular card-sending holiday after Christmas with approximately 150 million cards are exchanged every year.

However, there's no reason why Heart's Day can not be spent with the entire family. bake a batch of whatever Valentines cookie bar fancies you, sit with your loved ones and indulge in these treats with a glass of milk. Valentines can't be cozier than that!

 

Fluffy Valentine Sugar Cookie Bars (Joy in Our Home)

This is a fun cookie bar to bake and eat on Valentines Day. The pink buttercream icing is luscious, while the colorful sprinkles just make it too cute! Kids will surely love this yummy treat.

"It is soo mouthwateringly delicious that I know we’ll be making them again. They’d be perfect for classroom parties and to take to  work to share with your staff too!"

Ingredients:

Sugar Cookie Bars

  • ½ cup softened butter
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1½ tablespoons sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2½ cups flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt

For the buttercream icing

  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 1 and ½ cups icing sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 or 2 tablespoons cream or milk
  • Food coloring and sprinkles, if desired

via Fluffy Valentine Sugar Cookie Bars (Joy in Our Home)

 

Valentine Blondie Bars (Moms Need to Know)

This is a great blondie bar recipe to make with your kids. Children will surely enjoy dumping chocolates and Valentine's M&Ms in sweet cookie dough. It's a great after-school snack to make and eat with the whole family not just on Valentines, but any time of the year. 

"These are also a fun recipe to make with the kids. Even if you don’t want them to deal with the heating of the butter and sugar, my children always love mixing in the M&M’s and chocolate chips and then they 'carefully' arrange them on the top as well. Make these for a party at school or even just a fun after-school snack!"

Ingredients:
  • 2/3 cup Butter
  • 2 cups Brown Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Baking Soda
  • 2 cup Flour
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 cup Chocolate Chips
  • 1 cup Valentine M&M’s

via Valentine Blondie Bars (Moms Need to Know)

 

Valentine Sugar Cookie Bars (About A Mom)

This cookie bar is as smooth as velvet. And the plush light pink color fits the holiday perfectly! The cream cheese frosting balances out the sweetness of the cookie, making it a great treat for those who don't want too much sweetness on their baked treats. 

"These lovely Valentine Sugar Cookie Bars are super delish, and the perfect sweet treat for the one’s you love this Valentine’s Day. Tender sugar cookie bars are tinted pin and frosted with a yummy cream cheese frosting. Add a festive touch with some pink and red sprinkles."

Ingredients:
Bars

  • 3 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon bak­ing pow­der
  • 1 cup but­ter, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon red food coloring

Frosting

  • 1 8 Oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

via Valentine Sugar Cookie Bars (About A Mom)

 



Make baking a lot easier and more enjoyable by using good quality silicone baking mats. Not only are silicone mats sturdy and durable. Because they're non-stick, you can also cut your clean-up time in half.

 

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