Blueberry Picnic Bars

READY IN: 55mins
Top Review by Kate Newell

I've made these at least six times...I took them to a party, and to work, and everyone raves about them! Be sure to bake them long enough, or the center will be sticky. I've doubled the main recipe and used a 13" X 9" pan, and they are great!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Oven to 350°.
  2. Line an 8" square baking pan with foil, letting ends extend above pan on 2 sides.
  3. In a large bowl, mix oats, flour, brown sugar, baking soda and salt.
  4. Add melted butter and stir with a fork until evenly moistened (mixture will be crumbly). Reserve 1/2 cup crumb mixture for topping.
  5. Press remaining mixture evenly and firmly over bottom of ungreased, foil-lined pan. Bake 12 minute to set crust.
  6. Filling: In a small saucepan stir berries, sugar, cornstarch and lemon juice over med. heat until simmering.
  7. Simmer, stirring occasionally, until juices are no longer cloudy, about 2 minute.
  8. Spoon over crust. Crumble reserved crumb mixture over top.
  9. Bake for 30 minute.
  10. Let cool completely in pan.
  11. Lift foil by ends onto a cutting board.
  12. Peel off foil; cut into 2" squares.

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