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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.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 40 min.
  • Makes
    4 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1-3/4 cups sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups 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 15x10x1-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 bars. Cool completely on a wire rack.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 124 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 29mg cholesterol, 87mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

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