Blueberry Crumb Bars

Blueberry Crumb Bars

Blueberry Crumb Bars

Recipe provided courtesy of Taste of Home magazine.  Find more great recipes at


Think of this as a blueberry crisp turned into a hand-held treat.  Oats and fresh blueberries are combined for a sweet, no-fuss dish.

            Blair Lonergan                                                                                  Rochelle. Virginia


Blueberry Crumb Bars Recipe

Blueberry Crumb Bars

1 package yellow cake mix (regular size)

2 ½ cups old-fashioned oats

¾ cup butter, melted

1 jar (12 oz.) blueberry preserves

1/3 cup fresh blueberries

1 Tbsp. lemon juice

1/3 cup finely chopped pecans

1 tsp. ground cinnamon


In a large bowl, combine the cake mix, oats and butter until crumbly.  Press 3 cups into a GREASED 9 INCH SQUARE BAKING DISH.  Bake at 350 F. for 15 minutes.  Cool on a wire rack for 5 minutes.

Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the preserves, blueberries and lemon juice.  Spread over crust.  Stir pecans and cinnamon into remaining crumb mixture.  Sprinkle over top.

Bake for 18-20 minutes or until lightly browned.  Cool on a wire rack before cutting into bars.      1 dozen


(Recipe for Blueberry Crumb Bars was on, 2014)