Sugar Cookie Bars (for valentines I use the heart shaped cupcake sprinkles and the valentine nonpareil)         Ingredients Bars: 1 cup butter, softened 1 1/2 cups sugar 2 eggs 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla 3 1/2 cups flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt Optional (1 1/2 cups finely chopped Hershey’s candy cane kisses, about 45 kisses) or sprinkle seasonal sprinkles or other cupcake toppings into batter before spreading on cookie sheet Optional (1/8 tsp of mint flavoring)   Frosting: 4 ounces cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup butter, softened 2 1/2 cups powdered sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 2-3 Tablespoons milk (optional) finely chopped Hershey’s candy cane kisses.