Blueberry-Lemon Bars

Enjoy these sweet and tangy bars made with blueberry and lemon - a delicious dessert.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 2 hr 0 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 36

Ingredients

2
cups all-purpose flour
1/2
cup granulated sugar
1
tablespoon grated lemon peel
1
cup butter or margarine, softened
3/4
cup blueberry preserves
2
teaspoons grated lemon peel
1/2
cup powdered sugar
2
to 3 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°. Mix flour, granulated sugar and 1 tablespoon lemon peel in large bowl. Cut in butter, using pastry blender or crisscrossing 2 knives, until mixture looks like coarse crumbs. Press mixture in ungreased rectangular pan, 13x9x2 inches.
  • 2 Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until edges are light golden brown.
  • 3 Meanwhile, mix preserves and 2 teaspoons lemon peel in small bowl. Spread over hot crust. Bake 5 minutes longer. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 4 Stir powdered sugar and lemon juice in small bowl until smooth and thin enough to drizzle. Drizzle over bars. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 6 rows.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Bar
    Calories
    110
    (
    Calories from Fat
    45),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    5g
    5%
    (Saturated Fat
    2 1/2g,
    2 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    15mg
    15%;
    Sodium
    35mg
    35%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    14g
    14%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    8g
    8%
    ),
    Protein
    0g
    0%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    2%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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