Blueberry Shortbread Bars


See how to turn sweet summer fruit into amazing shortbread treats. In this video, Chef John reveals his secret borderline-exotic spice ingredient. He ... See morealso shows you how to cut first the butter into the flour and then the egg yolk into the flour and butter mixture. The shortbread comes out of the oven crisp and crumbly and the fresh blueberries are soft, sweet, and simply sensational. Check out Chef John's recipe for Blueberry Shortbread Bars. If you prefer, you can skip the blueberries and use sliced peaches, apricots, blackberries, or other ripe summer fruits instead. See more Chef John videos >>

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Jul 18, 2014 11:15 AM

I made these for my daughter's wedding dessert buffet. I even bought a pastry cutter to make sure that shortbread was good. I have to say that this recipe was only ok and did not really freeze well.


Nov 16, 2012 9:52 AM

It would be great to be able to save these video links on our profile. I can share them on ChefKey but to have them in my Recipe Box here would be great too. I like the one egg yolk added to the crumble!


Sep 5, 2012 9:32 AM

Go to pinterest . I sent it there. Happy baking. I have not made them, please let us know how they were

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