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blueberry lemon bars

a recipe by
Marian Arbour
Newcastle, ON

I make cookies for my great[grand children and once in a while I will make squares.

serves 14 pieces depending on size squares you cut
prep time 15 Min
cook time 45 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For blueberry lemon bars

  • 3 c
    fresh blueberries
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 lg
    lemon juiced and zested
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    cold water
  • 2 1/2 c
    oatmeal, uncooked
  • 1 1/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 c
    lightly packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 c
  • 1/2 tsp

How To Make blueberry lemon bars

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350F..line an 8 inch pan with parchment paper, set aside.
  • 2
    In saucepan set over medium heat combine the berries, white sugar, lemon zest and juice and cook berries until tender, about 10 minutes. whisk together the water and cornstarch and add to pan stirring until thickened about 1 to 2 minutes. Transfer to bowl, cover the surface with plastic wrap and cool for 1 hour.
  • 3
    In another bowl combine the flour, cinnamon, brown sugar and butter and using pastry cutter cut in until crumbly.Press 2/3 of mix into pan..add the berries then the remaining flour mixture..Bake about 45 minutes or until in pan before cutting.

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