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Sugar Cookie Bars Recipe – Low Carb and Gluten-Free

Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 30 mins
Total Time: 45 mins
A low carb and gluten-free makeover for the indulgent Sugar Cookie Bar

Ingredients
  

  • Bars:
  • 4 cups almond flour
  • ¼ cup gluten-free oat flour I used Bob’s Red Mill
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 12 tablespoons butter softened
  • 1 cup granulated erythritol OR sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Frosting:
  • 6 tablespoons butter softened
  • 1 cup powdered erythritol OR powdered sugar
  • 3 to 5 tablespoons heavy cream
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • Food colouring as desired

Instructions
 

  • For the bars:
  • Preheat oven to 325F and line an 8 x 8 inch pan with parchment paper.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together almond flour, oat flour, baking powder and salt. In a large bowl, beat butter and erythritol or sugar until creamy. Beat in the eggs and vanilla extract, and then beat in almond flour mixture until dough comes together.
  • Press dough firmly into prepared pan and smooth top with a flat-bottomed glass. Bake 30 minutes, until just golden brown around the edges and slightly more firm to the touch. Remove and let cool in pan.
  • For the Icing:
  • Beat together butter and powdered erythritol or sugar.
  • Add cream, 1 tablespoon at a time, until desired consistency is achieved. Stir in vanilla and food coloring.
  • Spread or pipe onto cooled bars.