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Blueberry Bars

Mimi Newman
Combine the best flavors of classic blueberry muffins with the structure of a berry buckle
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Baking
Cuisine American, Baking, Berries
Servings 9 2" square bars
Calories 514 kcal


  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Zest of one lemon
  • 1 cup unsalted butter , cold and cubed
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 lemon's juice
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 4 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 2 fresh blueberries


  • Preheat oven to 375F. Line an 8x8" pan with parchment.
  • In a medium bowl, stir together 1 cup sugar, 3 cups flour, baking powder, salt, and lemon zest. Use a fork or pastry cutter to blend in the butter and egg.
  • Pat half of dough into the prepared pan.
  • In another bowl, stir together blueberries, sugar, cornstarch and lemon juice. Pour the blueberry mixture evenly over the crust.
  • Crumble remaining dough over the berry layer.
  • Bake for 45 minutes, or until slightly brown. You might need to broil it for no more than 30 seconds to get that nice brownness on top.
  • Cool completely before cutting into squares.


Soooo good.


Serving: 1two-inch squareCalories: 514kcalCarbohydrates: 77gProtein: 5gFat: 21gSaturated Fat: 13gCholesterol: 72mgSodium: 123mgPotassium: 83mgFiber: 2gSugar: 43gVitamin A: 674IUVitamin C: 3mgCalcium: 43mgIron: 2mg
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