Blueberry Streusel Bars

12-14
Servings
25m
Prep Time
32m
Cook Time
57m
Ready In


"I made this recipe last year when blueberry season was in full swing, it's almost that time again and this will be on my list to make again"

Original recipe yields 12-14 servings
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  • CRUST
  • BLUEBERRY FILLING
  • CRUMB TOPPING

Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (96.9 g)
  • Calories 322.4
  • Total Fat - 13.3 g
  • Saturated Fat - 8.1 g
  • Cholesterol - 50.4 mg
  • Sodium - 142.7 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 47.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 1.4 g
  • Sugars - 24.8 g
  • Protein - 3.9 g
  • Calcium - 12.5 mg
  • Iron - 0.5 mg
  • Vitamin C - 2.7 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

TO MAKE THE CRUST


Step 1

In a medium bowl, stir together the 2 cups flour, 2 tablespoons white sugar, lemon zest and salt. Cut in the 1/2 cup butter until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Beat egg and vanilla together; stir into the crumb mixture form a soft dough. Press into the bottom of a buttered 9×13 baking pan.

Step 2

Bake at 375 for 12 to 15 minutes. Remove from oven and set aside to cool slightly.

TO MAKE THE BLUEBERRY FILLING


Step 3

Sprinkle blueberries over the crust. Combine the 1/3 to 1/2 cup granulated sugar and nutmeg; sprinkle over the blueberries.

TO MAKE THE TOPPING


Step 4

In a mixing bowl, cream together the 5 tablespoons butter and brown sugar until smooth. Mix in the flour, so that the mixture is crumbly. Sprinkle over the blueberry layer.

Step 5

Bake at 375 for 20 to 25 minutes. Cool and then dust with confectioners’ sugar before cutting into bars

Tips & Variations


No special items needed.

Related

Beth

These bars are delicious with fresh berries. We enjoyed every last one!

review by:
(25 May 2021)

ellie

These worked out very well for us - made as directed. Thanks for sharing!

review by:
(14 Jul 2015)