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The Best Recipe with Fresh Blueberries: Blueberry Pie Bars

May 19, 2020
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The Best Recipe with Fresh Blueberries: Blueberry Pie Bars

These dreamy pie bars are a recipe with fresh blueberries that you can really sink your teeth into! Loaded with fresh, abundant California blueberries and a crust that is to die for. This will quickly become your favorite summer dessert and morning coffee treat!

Let’s make this recipe with fresh blueberries step by step!

This year’s blueberry crop is ready to go right now, so grab up your supply of the plump, sweet fruit and bake this easy dessert today. Let’s get started!

Prepare the crust!

Start by combining all the bottom crust ingredients.  Mix until a soft crumble forms and the mixture comes together.

Press into the pan.

Press the dough into the bottom of a baking dish, reserving about a cup for the topping that we will use a little later.

Make the batter.

Mix your batter ingredients and measure out the 3 cups of blueberries.

Add California Blueberries!!!

Fold in the blueberries and carefully mix until combined.

Bake the crust!

After the bottom crust has baked for 15 minutes, remove from the oven. 

Add the pie filling.

Pour the prepared blueberry filling onto the crust and spread evenly.

Add topping.

Top with the reserved crust and crumble onto the top of the batter.  

Bake

Bake at 375° for 40 minutes.

Remove from the oven and allow to cool for about an hour.

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The Best Recipe with Fresh Blueberries: Blueberry Pie Bars
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Fresh Blueberry Pie Bars

Chock full of fresh, abundant California blueberries and a crust that is to die for, these Fresh Blueberry Pie Bars are sure to be a hit!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword blueberry, dessert
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Servings 12 bars
Calories 212kcal

Ingredients

Bottom Crust

  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 12 tablespoon butter, cold

Filling

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 3 cups fresh California blueberries
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375° and spray a 9×11 baking dish with cooking oil.
  • Combine the crust ingredients and mix with the paddle attachment of a mixer. Set aside about a cup of the crust for the topping. Press the remaining crust mixture in to the bottom of the prepared dish. Bake for about 12 minutes.
  • Whisk the eggs and add the remaining filling ingredients in a bowl and combine until smooth and creamy. Fold in the blueberries and lemon zest. Pour over the prepared crust and top with the reserved crumble crust.
  • Bake for 40-45 minutes or until cooked through and golden. Allow to cool for about an hour before serving.

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Nutrition

Calories: 212kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 33mg | Sodium: 111mg | Potassium: 44mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 30g | Vitamin A: 100IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 1mg

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