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Red, White & Blue Cream Cheese Cookie Bars


1 roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated sugar cookies SAVE $
1/4 teaspoon each red and blue gel food colors
1/4 cup butter, softened SAVE $
4 oz cream cheese, softened (half of an 8-oz package)
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
1 tablespoon red, white and blue jimmies or candy sprinkles

1 Heat oven to 350°F. Line 9-inch square pan with foil, leaving extra hanging over edges; spray with cooking spray.
2 Divide dough into 3 sections; place 2 sections of dough into 2 small bowls. Tint 1 bowl red and 1 bowl blue by stirring in each food color, until color is mostly incorporated.

3 Drop tablespoons of each of the 3 colors of dough in pan in random pattern. Press dough together to cover bottom of pan. Bake 23 to 27 minutes or until dough is light golden brown. Cool completely, about 1 hour.

4 In large bowl, beat softened butter and cream cheese with electric mixer on medium speed 1 to 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally, until smooth and creamy. Add vanilla and powdered sugar; beat until smooth. If necessary, add more powdered sugar until frosting is spreadable. Spread on top of cooled bars; top with sprinkles. Store covered in refrigerator. Cut into 4 rows by 4 rows.

Source : allrecipes.com