Blueberry Bars

Blueberry Bars


"These bars taste like blueberry cheesecake."


servings 234 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 234 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 12.6 g
  • 19%
  • Carbs:
  • 27.1g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 3.6 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 55 mg
  • 18%
  • Sodium:
  • 93 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9 inch square baking dish.
  2. To make the crust: Cream shortening, sugar, one egg, milk and almond extract in a large bowl. Mix in flour and baking powder, stirring constantly. Spread crust evenly in baking pan. Top with blueberries.
  3. To make the topping: In a medium bowl, beat two eggs, and cream cheese until smooth. Stir in powdered sugar and almond extract. Spread over blueberries.
  4. Bake 55 to 60 minutes, or until firm to the touch. Cool in pan before cutting.
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  1. 90 Ratings


I used butter instead of shortning, and I increased the cream cheese to 1 cup. I also added a crumb toping of: 1/2 cup sliced almonds 1 cup flour 3/4 cup oats 1/4 cup brown sugar 1 tsp nutmeg 1 ...

this was very good. i doubled the recipe and put it in a 9x13 pan and baked it 70 minutes. turned out wonderful. thankx

I tweaked this recipe a bit...I used 8oz of 1/3 less fat cream cheese, a pint of blueberries and vanilla instead of almond. More cheesecake like on top, cake-like on the bottom, like a pastry.

Excellent! I altered the recipe by using 3 eggs in the crust (instead of one) and using vanilla. For the topping, I only used 1 egg and 8 oz. of cream cheese. when I placed the blueberries, I ...

These blueberry bars are great! I added a little bit more cream cheese (1/2 cup) as someone suggested and more blueberries. I highly recommend this recipe!

Wonder Flavor and really very easy to prepare -- it just takes a while to bake. Refridgeration really enhances the flavor

My family loved this recipe. The only thing I did different was to add a little sugar and cinnamon on top of the blueberries. There are not like bars, more of a coffee cake, but a great taste!...

Very tasty! I used less sugar, butter instead of shortening, vanilla instead of almond, half wheat flour, 2 cups blueberries, and cooked for 5 minutes longer. They are more like cake or pastry...

I really like the dense cake-like bottom layer. These are good as made with 8 oz cream cheese, but next time I'll double the "cheesecake topping", as it's just not enough. " I used all vanilla e...