These moist and chewy snickerdoodle bars are not only easy, but are perfect for school lunches.
If you are looking for something to whip up quickly to put into school lunches, this is it. They are so simple that you can even get them baked before breakfast!
I tried that this morning, but only made half a batch. For the amount of people I wanted to share these with . . . that was not enough.
Easy Snickerdoodle Bars
If you are like me and tend to groan inside when I am forced to roll cookie dough balls in sugar toppings, then you will love this recipe! It does away with rolling each cookie in cinnamon sugar. Instead, you just sprinkle it on top of the whole sheet of cookie bars and call it done.
Seriously, you can have these mixed and in the pan within about 10 minutes. Unless, of course, you are running around trying to find ingredients.
I first found these on Back for Seconds, but decided it needed changed a bit to fit our family. This recipe will make a really full big-size cookie sheet. Which is perfect when you are feeding 6 kids! I like to put this in my 12 x 17 inch cookie sheet. *Note: if you have trouble with it going over the edges, you can put this in two 9×13 pans.
And to get that moist and chewy cookie bar texture – be sure to not overbake it! Watch it closely around the 25-minute mark and check with a toothpick. You want a slight “fudgy” texture. With just a few crumbs still hanging onto your toothpick.
Lunchbox Snickerdoodle Bars
Moist and chewy snickerdoodle bars that are so simple to make!
- 2 cups butter softened
- 4 cups brown sugar
- 4 eggs
- 1 tsp. sea salt
- 4 tsp. baking powder
- 2 tsp. vanilla
- 5 1/3 cups white flour
- 1/4 cup white sugar
- 4 tsp. cinnamon
Mix together the butter, brown sugar, eggs, salt, baking powder, and vanilla. Add the flour.
Mix well and pat into a greased 12" x 17" cookie sheet or two 9x13 pans.
Mix together the topping ingredients and sprinkle on top of bars.
Bake at 350 for 25-30 minutes. Check with a toothpick at 25 minutes - you want a few fudgy crumbs hanging on yet when done. Do NOT overbake!
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