Blueberry Bars


These bars taste like blueberry cheesecake.

2 dozen


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 ¼ teaspoons baking powder

  • ½ cup shortening

  • ¾ cup white sugar

  • 3 eggs

  • ¾ teaspoon almond extract

  • cup milk

  • 1 ½ cups fresh blueberries

  • cup confectioners' sugar

  • 6 tablespoons cream cheese, softened

  • 1 teaspoon almond extract


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9 inch square baking dish.

  2. To make the crust: Cream shortening, sugar, one egg, milk and almond extract in a large bowl. Mix in flour and baking powder, stirring constantly. Spread crust evenly in baking pan. Top with blueberries.

  3. To make the topping: In a medium bowl, beat two eggs, and cream cheese until smooth. Stir in powdered sugar and almond extract. Spread over blueberries.

  4. Bake 55 to 60 minutes, or until firm to the touch. Cool in pan before cutting.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

234 Calories
13g Fat
27g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 234
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 16%
Saturated Fat 4g 21%
Cholesterol 55mg 18%
Sodium 93mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 27g 10%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 18g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 2mg 9%
Calcium 51mg 4%
Iron 1mg 5%
Potassium 61mg 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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