Thursday, September 10, 2015

146.6...Birthday Cake Bars

For the barbecue we hosted on Tuesday, I made Birthday Cake Bars. It’s basically what happens when a sugar cookie bar and funfetti cake get married and have a baby. Pure sweet goodness. I really do like bar recipes because you just pour everything into a pan and bake it. Much easier than cookies!

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Birthday Cake Bars

Recipe from Food Network 

Ingredients:

2 sticks unsalted butter

1 1/2 cups sugar

3 eggs

1 Tbsp. vanilla

2 cups all-purpose flour

1/4 tsp. salt

1/2 cup, plus more for sprinkling, rainbow sprinkles

Vanilla frosting

Directions:

1. Line a 9x13-inch baking dish with foil, leaving a 2-inch overhang on two sides; coat the foil with cooking spray. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

2. Melt butter in a saucepan; let cool slightly. Whisk in sugar, eggs and vanilla. Stir in flour and salt. Fold in 1/2 cup rainbow sprinkles. 

3. Bake until the edges are set but the center is soft, about 25 minutes. Transfer to a rack and let cool completely in the pan.

4. Spread vanilla frosting over the cooled bars; top with more sprinkles.

Printable Recipe

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My son had flag football practice last night so by the time we got home it was late. My husband wasn’t home so I just put some leftover Creamy Cole Slaw and Mexican Bean Salad in a bowl and called it a day.

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Breakfast this morning:

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I took the kids to school and went to Sculpt class. I ran errands, stopping at Luna Grill for my favorite Greek Salad.

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Tonight we will be chilling at home watching the first regular season football game! Yes!

What football team are you cheering for this year?

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1 comments:

Maureen Ameduri said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

OMG I want to face plant into those birthday cake bars! We are rooting for the Cardinals and I'm from MN so I will always be a Viking fan too!

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