Blueberry Crumb Bars Recipe

Blueberry crumb bars are an excellent way to use up fresh blueberries. One thing that I enjoy about this recipe is that it is fairly easy to make. ย The process is very simple, a dough mixture is placed into the bottom of a baking pan, topped with fresh blueberries and the remaining dough mixture is then crumbled on top. These bake for about 45 minutes and you will be enjoying them in no time.

1 cup white sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
3 cups all purpose flour
1 cup butter
1 egg
ยผ teaspoon salt
1 pinch ground cinnamon
4 cups fresh blueberries
ยฝ cup white sugar
3 teaspoons cornstarch

Cooking Instructions:

Step 1: Pre-heat the oven to 375 degrees. Grease a 9×13 inch baking dish. In a medium bowl stir together 1 cup sugar, 3 cups flour, baking powder, salt and cinnamon. Using a fork blend in the butter and egg until the dough is crumbly. Pat half the dough into the bottom of the prepared baking dish.
Step 2: In a separate bowl stir together sugar and cornstarch. Gently mix in the fresh blueberries. Sprinkle the blueberries evenly over the crust in the baking dish. Crumble the remaining dough over the blueberry layer.
Step 3: Place into the oven and bake at 375 degrees for 45 minutes or until the top is slightly brown. Remove from the oven and cool completely before cutting into squares.


19 Responses to “Blueberry Crumb Bars Recipe”

  1. Denise — July 6, 2011 @ 5:16 pm

    These look simply delish ! I love the creamy glaze over top. I wish I could grab one right out of the screen !

    Thanks for all the recipes. I have tried several, and have filed many to ‘try’ soon.

  2. Ashlee Frisbey — July 6, 2011 @ 8:27 pm

    Bobby, What did you do for the glaze on top of the blueberry bars? I have followed your blog for awhile now. I love your recipes. Thank you for sharing and keep them coming!

  3. Bobby — July 6, 2011 @ 9:04 pm

    Ashlee Frisbey – Thanks for the compliments! I just whisked together confectioners sugar with a little milk and lemon juice.

  4. Sasha @ The Procrastobaker — July 7, 2011 @ 2:22 am

    These look delightful, so full of juicy blueberries im sure they are dangerously addictive! The fact there is so much fruit in there basically means they are a health food and count as 1 of your 5 a day though…so this is fine ๐Ÿ™‚

    Would love to give these a go, thanks for the lovely recipe!

  5. Dan — July 9, 2011 @ 7:29 pm

    I just put a batch in the oven, and will be doing the glaze as well. I love the photos that goes with your recipes… very well done, and helps me to know what the outcome should look like!

  6. Neeti — July 11, 2011 @ 6:17 pm

    Love your recipes! And all of them have bee fantastic!!!! This came out great! Thanks so much!

  7. Nancy — July 12, 2011 @ 6:29 pm

    These were fantastic. I had to keep myself and my husband from eating the whole batch in one sitting. I also love the pictures that you provide for your recipes.

  8. Michelle B — July 18, 2011 @ 7:27 am

    I made this recipe for a cooking club meeting and everyone loved it! It tasted amazingly good.

  9. Fernanda — July 26, 2011 @ 11:52 am

    Just made these yesterday. They are delicious but i wish the cookie part was a little crunchier. Will be using less butter next time ๐Ÿ™‚

  10. Diana — September 26, 2011 @ 10:27 am

    Do you think these would work with frozen blueberries?

  11. Bobby — September 26, 2011 @ 12:01 pm

    Diana- Yes, frozen blueberries will work.

  12. jastina a — January 21, 2012 @ 12:51 pm

    what are the measurements for the glaze ingredients?

  13. Bobby — January 21, 2012 @ 11:14 pm

    Jastina a- I just mixed confectioners sugar with a little bit of milk and vanilla extract.

  14. Sook — June 28, 2012 @ 2:30 pm

    I just made this! Thank you so much! I halved the recipe but still turned out amazing. Loved it!

  15. Megan — September 20, 2012 @ 11:23 pm

    I made your blackberry bars recipe 1st and then last week I made these. They were both good but these are def my favorite! Thanks for the lovely recipes. I use this site all the time and need to comment more! Thank you ๐Ÿ™‚

  16. Kim Lego — November 4, 2013 @ 6:01 pm

    Can I use frozen blueberries? Would it still be 4 cups? would I need to adjust any other ingredients?

  17. Sharon — July 27, 2014 @ 7:46 am

    They look yummy. Going to try them today.
    I see you lined the pan with foil? Is that preferred over parchment paper?

  18. Bobby — July 27, 2014 @ 7:14 pm

    You can use whatever you would prefer. I have always used foil, it is just a personal preference.

  19. mary — August 1, 2014 @ 8:54 am

    Just an idea. I am making these for the first time today. I hope for great results. But the glaze…..I am going to make the glaze but with a touch of lemon in it. instead of making the glaze with
    milk you would make it with lemon juice. That is my spin on it.

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