Blueberry Dessert Squares Recipe
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Blueberry Dessert Squares Recipe

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"This easy dessert will satisfy your taste buds," promises Lori Halme of Battle Ground, Washington. The recipe makes a smaller pan, but you will still have enough flavorful fruit bars to share...or to enjoy the next day. TIP: "These square taste best served warm and topped with ice cream," Lori recommends.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 45 min.
MAKES:9 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 45 min.
MAKES: 9 servings


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 2-1/2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 1/4 cup sugar

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 319 calories, 12g fat (3g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 142mg sodium, 52g carbohydrate (33g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, oats, brown sugar and salt. Cut in shortening until crumbly. Press half of the mixture into a greased 9-in. square baking dish. Bake at 350° for 10 minutes or until brown around the edges.
  2. Combine the blueberries and sugar; sprinkle over crust. Top with remaining oat mixture; press down gently. Bake 35-40 minutes longer or until golden brown. Serve warm. Yield: 9 servings.
Editor's Note: If using frozen blueberries, do not thaw.
Originally published as Blueberry Dessert Squares in Quick Cooking July/August 2005 , p27

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manga User ID: 4211076 69214
Reviewed Oct. 10, 2014

"It tasted like cooked oatmeal with some blueberries. It had to be scooped out with a spoon. It was a blueberry crisp,but not tasty. A waste of my blueberries."

auchleeauch User ID: 1450457 69210
Reviewed Jun. 23, 2012

"Simple and delicious!! I use butter flavor shortening and my husband loves it. I make it once a week."

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