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Blueberry Bars

 Blueberry Bars
Our three sons like these bars so much that after they were married, each of my daughters-in-law asked for the recipe.
48 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 40 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1-3/4 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 can (21 ounces) blueberry pie filling
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • GLAZE:
  • 1-1/4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add
  • eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in
  • vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; add to creamed
  • mixture just until combined.
  • Spread half of the batter into a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in.
  • baking pan. Spread with pie filling; sprinkle with nutmeg. Drop
  • remaining batter by teaspoonfuls over the top.
  • Bake at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until golden brown. In a small
  • bowl, combine the glaze ingredients until smooth. Drizzle over warm

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Blueberry Bars (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • bars. Cool completely on a wire rack. Yield: 4 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 124 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 29 mg cholesterol, 87 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.