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Lemon-Blueberry Crumb Bars

Rated as 4.36 out of 5 Stars
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"Yellow cake and cream cheese join with lemon zest and fresh blueberries to make moist, fruity crumb bars."
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Ingredients

1 h 20 m servings 160
Original recipe yields 32 servings (32 bars)

Directions

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  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Line 13x9-inch pan with foil, with ends of foil extending over sides. Microwave butter in large microwaveable bowl on HIGH 1 to 1-1/2 min. or until melted. Add dry cake mix and 1 egg; beat with mixer until blended. Press 2/3 of the dough onto bottom of prepared pan.
  3. Beat cream cheese and sugar with mixer until blended. Add remaining egg, zest and juice; mix well. Pour over crust; top with berries. Pinch small pieces of the remaining dough between your fingers; press lightly into cream cheese layer.
  4. Bake 55 min. to 1 hour or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely. Use foil handles to lift dessert from pan before cutting into bars.

Footnotes

  • Kraft Kitchens Tips
  • Substitute: Prepare using PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese.
  • Note: For best results, refrigerate the cooled dessert before cutting into bars. Keep bars refrigerated.
  • How to Soften Cream Cheese: Place completely unwrapped package of cream cheese in microwaveable bowl. Microwave on HIGH 10 sec. or just until softened. Add 15 sec. for each additional package of cream cheese.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 160 calories; 9.2 18.6 2.1 34 188 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

So easy and so delicious! I needed something to take to a Labor Day picnic and this fit the bill. I was worried about the dreaded "box cake mix" flavor coming through so I added a heaping Tbsp. ...

Most helpful critical review

This was a nice, yummy treat.

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So easy and so delicious! I needed something to take to a Labor Day picnic and this fit the bill. I was worried about the dreaded "box cake mix" flavor coming through so I added a heaping Tbsp. ...

Love this recipe. It is a hit whenever I make it. Try it with a lemon cake mix if you want to up the lemon flavor.

This recipe was so easy I was able to write it down for a cousin of mine from heart. Simple, easy, and with the yellow cake mix for the crust it was such a delicious desert! Even in how I mad...

Two years ago I tried this recipe and it has been a go to dessert ever since. I have requests to make it all the time, it is my son-in-laws all time favorite dessert as well as 2 of my friends. ...

These were very easy to make and so delicious! They were an instant hit at the BBQ I brought them to. Next time, I might double the lemon zest or use lemon cake mix instead of yellow cake mix be...

These were great... the only addition I made was to sprinkle the top of the dessert with cinnamon and brown sugar before baking... just added a little touch.

This was a nice, yummy treat.

Fantastic recipe! I had so many blueberries from my kids picking them at summer camp, and I didn't quite know what to do with them all. This recipe is sooo good, and super easy. I used a lemon c...

I made these exactly as the recipe stated. They were so moist and delicious. Had many compliments on them. Definitely will make them again.