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Sugar Cookie Bars

 
Sugar Cookie Bars
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One serving costs about $0.55

$0.55 per serving

30 people like this recipe

30 likes

This recipe is ready in 35 minutes

Ready in 35 minutes

16 christmas antipasti,starter,snack,appetizer,antipasto,hor d'oeuvre
spoonacular Score:19%

Spoonacular Score: 19%

 

Sugar Cookie Bars might be just the dessert you are searching for. For 55 cents per serving, this recipe covers 5% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. This recipe makes 16 servings with 307 calories, 3g of protein, and 13g of fat each. 30 people were impressed by this recipe. It is perfect for Christmas. If you have salt, chocolate candy corn m&m's, butter, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes about 35 minutes. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 25%. This score is rather bad. Try Brown Sugar Cinnamon Sugar Cookie Bars, Sugar Cookie Bars, and Sugar Cookie Bars for similar recipes.

Ingredients

Servings:
1 tsp
1 tsp baking powder
baking powder
9.9 oz
9.9 oz white candy corn
white candy corn
1
1  egg
egg
1
1  egg white
egg white
2.5 cups
2.5 cups flour
flour
1 cup
1 cup granulated sugar
granulated sugar
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps heavy cream
heavy cream
1 cup
1 cup macadamia nuts
macadamia nuts
0.5 tsps
0.5 tsps salt
salt
0.5 cups
0.5 cups unsalted butter
unsalted butter
1 tsp
1 tsp vanilla extract
vanilla extract
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp
baking powder
9.9 oz white candy corn
9.9 oz
white candy corn
1  egg
1
egg
1  egg white
1
egg white
2.5 cups flour
2.5 cups
flour
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup
granulated sugar
2 Tbsps heavy cream
2 Tbsps
heavy cream
1 cup macadamia nuts
1 cup
macadamia nuts
0.5 tsps salt
0.5 tsps
salt
0.5 cups unsalted butter
0.5 cups
unsalted butter
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp
vanilla extract

Equipment

plastic wrap
plastic wrap
baking pan
baking pan
stand mixer
stand mixer
bowl
bowl
oven
oven
plastic wrap
plastic wrap
baking pan
baking pan
stand mixer
stand mixer
bowl
bowl
oven
oven


Instructions

Read the detailed instructions on A Family Feast

Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $0.55
Ingredient
1 teaspoon baking powder
9.9 ounces white candy corn
1 egg
1 egg white
2.5 cups flour
1 cup granulated sugar
2 tablespoons heavy cream
1 cup macadamia nuts
½ cups unsalted butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Price
$0.03
$1.40
$0.24
$0.18
$0.42
$0.28
$0.16
$4.79
$0.97
$0.30
$8.77

Tips

Health Tips

  • If you're trying to cut back on sugar, consider replacing some of the sugar in this recipe with a sweetener like Stevia or Splenda. If you're against these kinds of sweeteners, start reducing the amount of real sugar you use until your tastebuds adjust.

  • You can easily swap half of the white flour in most recipes for whole wheat flour to add some fiber and protein. It does result in a heavier dough, so for cookies, cakes, etc., you might try swapping in whole wheat pastry flour.

  • Although the body needs salt to survive, most of us get too much. The problem with consuming too much salt (what chemists call "sodium chloride") is actually the sodium part, which is why people concerned about high blood pressure go on low-sodium diets. If you are trying to reduce salt in your diet, you can try salt substitutes like potassium chloride or try to make do with less salt by using more black pepper, herbs, and spices.

  • If you can, choose grassfed butter for a better nutritional profile—more vitamins, a favorable omega 3/6 ratio, etc.

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Price Tips

  • Most dairy products stay good well past their sell-by date. Instead of throwing out perfectly safe food that is just a few days or maybe even a week or two old, make sure the product smells fine, has a normal texture, and doesn't taste funny. Sniff testing isn't exactly rocket science and it can keep you from wasting food (and money).

Cooking Tips

  • Don't waste any egg yolks or egg whites left over from separating eggs. Both can be frozen and used later (ice cube trays come in handy here!)

  • If you've had your baking powder for awhile, make sure it's still going to work by mixing it with a little water. If it doesn't fizz, you need to replace it.

  • Confused by the different types of cream — Most differences arise from the fat content of the cream, and whether or not the cream has been "soured" by adding lactic acid bacteria to give it a tangy flavor.

  • Butter's incredible flavor has made it an extremely popular cooking fat, but it is important to know that butter has the lowest smoke point of almost any cooking fat. This means butter literally starts to smoke at a lower temperature than most other fats between 250-350 degrees Fahrenheit. So while butter is great for cooking at lower temperatures, you should probably use canola oil, coconut oil, or another oil with a higher smoke point for frying and other high temperature cooking.

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Nutritional Information

Quickview
307 Calories
3g Protein
13g Total Fat
44g Carbs
1% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
307
15%

Fat
13g
20%

  Saturated Fat
5g
33%

Carbohydrates
44g
15%

  Sugar
27g
31%

Cholesterol
28mg
9%

Sodium
129mg
6%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
3g
7%

Manganese
0.48mg
24%

Vitamin B1
0.26mg
17%

Selenium
8µg
12%

Folate
38µg
10%

Vitamin B2
0.14mg
8%

Iron
1mg
7%

Vitamin B3
1mg
7%

Phosphorus
62mg
6%

Fiber
1g
5%

Copper
0.1mg
5%

Vitamin A
219IU
4%

Magnesium
16mg
4%

Calcium
25mg
3%

Potassium
87mg
3%

Vitamin B5
0.21mg
2%

Zinc
0.3mg
2%

Vitamin B6
0.04mg
2%

Vitamin E
0.27mg
2%

Vitamin D
0.17µg
1%

covered percent of daily need

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