Delish Blueberry Oat Bars

Wendy Rusch

By
@snooksk9

A wonderful yummy bar for your family get togethers or bake sales, church group or work meetings or even for breakfast! :o)

You will love this bar and you'll be so proud of yourself for making the homemade blueberry filling...super easy and super good!!!

Enjoy!!! Happy Baking!!!


Featured Pinch Tips Video

Comments:

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

BLUEBERRY FILLING

4 1/2 c
blueberries, fresh or frozen
3/4 c
sugar
2 Tbsp
corn starch
1/3 c
water or orange juice
3 Tbsp
lemon juice
2 Tbsp
butter

CRUST AND TOPPING

1 1/2 c
old fashioned oatmeal
1 1/2 c
old fashioned oatmeal, processed in food processor until pieces of oatmeal are at least halved, but not powder
1 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 1/2 c
brown sugar
1 tsp
sea salt
1 tsp
baking soda
1 1/2 c
butter, softened

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In saucepan, whisk cornstarch into sugar, add 1 ½ c blueberries, water and lemon juice, bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer 6-8 minutes or until thickened. Remove from heat, stir in remaining blueberries and 2 T butter. Pour into a bowl. Cover with plastic wrap pressing wrap onto surface of berries. Allow to cool, about 1 hour...you may make this up to 1 day before using, store in refrigerator.
2
In a large bowl, stir together oats, flour, brown sugar, salt and baking soda. Cut in butter to form a crumbly mixture.
Reserve 2 ½ cups of oatmeal mixture, pat remaining dough evenly into a greased 12x17 pan. Spread blueberry mixture over the base. Crumble reserved oatmeal mixture over the blueberry mixture.
3
Bake at 350 until golden, about 40-45 minutes. Let cool completely on rack before cutting. Store in refrigerator.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #oatmeal, #bars, #blueberry