These Coconut Sugar Cookie Bars have lots of delicious coconut flavor from the crust, to the frosting, and the shredded coconut on top. Plus, they are super soft, chewy, and easy to make!

Coconut Sugar Cookie Bars

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Yield 24 bars

Ingredients

Cookie Batter:

  • 3/4 cup coconut oil, room temperature
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tsp coconut extract
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Frosting:

  • 8 Tbsp butter, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil, room temperature
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp coconut extract
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 cup sweetened coconut flakes

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, cream the coconut oil and both sugars. Add the eggs and coconut extract. Mix well. Scrape bowl.
  3. Combine the flour, baking powder, and salt in a bowl. Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients. Mix until just incorporated. Spread mixture evenly into a greased 13x9-inch pan.
  4. Bake at 375 degrees Fahrenheit for 12 to 20 minutes until just baked through. (Baking time depends on the type of pan used.) Do not wait for edges/top to brown. Cool completely.
  5. Make Frosting: In a large bowl, beat the butter and coconut oil until smooth and fluffy with an electric mixer. Add 2 cups of powdered sugar. Mix. Add the remaining 2 cups of powdered sugar, 1 tsp coconut extract, and ¼ cup milk. Spread over cooled bars. Sprinkle with sweetened coconut flakes. Cut into bars, 4 rows by 6 rows (making 24 pieces).

Recipe Notes

*Recipe altered from Two Peas & Their Pod

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