Blueberry Lemon Crumb Bars

"This is a nice way to use those fresh blueberries."
Blueberry Lemon Crumb Bars created by pattikay in L.A.
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  • Heat oven to 400°.
  • Grease 13 x 9-inch baking pan.
  • Combine flour, granulated sugar, lemon peel and salt in food processor and pulse.
  • With machine on, add butter through feed tube.
  • Whisk egg with vanilla in bowl; with machine on, add through feed tube until combined.
  • (Mixture will be crumbly) Press evenly into prepared pan.
  • Bake 12 to 15 minutes until golden.
  • (Crust will crack but that's okay) Cool.
  • For the crumb topping: Stir butter and brown sugar in medium bowl until smooth.
  • Stir in flour.
  • Sprinkle blueberries over baked crust.
  • Combine sugar and nutmeg in cup and sprinkle over berries.
  • Crumble on topping.
  • Bake 20 to 25 minutes, until browned.
  • Cool.
  • Sprinkle with powdered sugar.
  • Cut into bars.
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  1. SMDeasy
    These were wonderful! I used fresh blueberries. I made the recipe as written and did not think the nutmeg was overpowering at all. I took these to my Bible study and everyone loved them! I wasn't sure how cool the crust needed to be in step 8, so I let it cool about 45 minutes. It was still a little warm when I added the blueberries. Worked out great-everything came out evenly and lightly browned. Thank you for this recipe!
  2. pattikay in L.A.
    Blueberry Lemon Crumb Bars Created by pattikay in L.A.
  3. pattikay in L.A.
    Lovely! I was surprised at how well the lemony flavor came through - just enough. I was worried at first that there wouldn't be enough blueberries, but it all comes together quite nicely. Thanks for sharing!
  4. Bev I Am
    These are delicious! I used frozen blueberries which worked well! The hint of lemon just makes this recipe. Being a blueberry lover, I am sure I will use this recipe often! Thanks for sharing, Mysterygirl!
  5. RitaMae
    Had my kids and grandkids for the weekend. They love blueberries so I made these lovely bars for dessert. They turned out very well. I left out the nutmeg because I wasn't sure how strong that flavor would come through and I didn't think the kids would like it. I don't think we missed anything by leaving it out. Thanks for sharing this recipe.

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