Blueberry Oat Dessert Recipe
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Blueberry Oat Dessert Recipe

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Ive' been preparing these blueberry squares for more than 10 years now, and everyone looks forward to them. The recipe looks time-consuming, but it's not difficult at all. -Mary Arkoetty of Huntington, Massachusetts
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES:18 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES: 18 servings


  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 2-1/2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 1 package yellow cake mix (regular size)
  • 1-1/2 cups quick-cooking oats, divided
  • 8 tablespoons cold butter, divided
  • 1/4 cup egg substitute
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 232 calories, 8g fat (4g saturated fat), 14mg cholesterol, 261mg sodium, 37g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.


  1. In a saucepan, combine sugar and cornstarch. Gradually whisk in water and lemon juice until smooth. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Stir in blueberries. Cook and stir for 2 minutes longer or until thickened and bubbly. Remove from the heat; set aside.
  2. In a bowl, combine the cake mix and 1 cup oats. Cut in 6 tablespoons butter until crumbly. Set aside 1 cup crumb mixture for topping. Stir egg substitute into remaining crumb mixture.
  3. Press into a 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Spread blueberry mixture to within 1/4 in. of edges. Combine the brown sugar, remaining oats and reserved crumb mixture. Cut in remaining butter until crumbly. Sprinkle over top.
  4. Bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.
  5. Yield: 18 servings.
Originally published as Blueberry Oat Dessert in Light & Tasty June/July 2004 , p31

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remoteabod User ID: 6853840 52822
Reviewed Jul. 31, 2013

"I served it with ice cream for guests.

They all wanted the recipe."

tttern User ID: 6678556 133680
Reviewed Mar. 16, 2013

"Great news Weight Watchers. This recipe has only 6 pts. per piece. Really good in taste."

cctp1016 User ID: 1672997 53910
Reviewed Feb. 1, 2012

"A bit sweet, but totally yummy!!"

lisha126 User ID: 1753596 92357
Reviewed Nov. 22, 2010

"Great recipe! It was so yummy. I would of gave it a 5 star but it was hard to spread the bottom layer on the pan. Just the right amount of blueberry and sweetness. 4 1/2 star"

lmurphy User ID: 1325984 58066
Reviewed Aug. 7, 2009

"These are wonderful! These were easy to put togeher and tasted great."

mkljdc3 User ID: 256773 146660
Reviewed Feb. 8, 2009

"I have made this several times for out of town guests, and it is always a hit! One friend says that this is her favorite dessert."

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