Blueberry Crumb Bars


These blueberry bars are easy to make and kids love them! Any berry can be used.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs


  • 3 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • ¼ teaspoon salt (Optional)

  • 1 pinch ground cinnamon (Optional)

  • 1 cup shortening

  • 1 egg

  • 4 cups fresh blueberries

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • 3 teaspoons cornstarch


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease a 9x13-inch pan.

  2. Stir flour, 1 cup sugar, and baking powder together in a medium bowl; mix in salt and cinnamon, if desired. Use a fork or pastry cutter to blend in shortening and egg. Dough will be crumbly. Pat half of dough into the prepared pan.

  3. Stir 1/2 cup sugar and cornstarch together in another bowl; gently mix in blueberries. Sprinkle blueberry mixture evenly over prepared crust. Crumble remaining dough over berry layer.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until top is slightly brown, about 45 minutes. Cool completely before cutting into squares.

    a low angle looking into a pile of stacked blueberry crumb bars

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

318 Calories
14g Fat
45g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 15
Calories 318
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 4g 18%
Cholesterol 12mg 4%
Sodium 77mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 45g 16%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 24g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 4mg 19%
Calcium 27mg 2%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 62mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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