BLUEBERRY OATMEAL BARS
These delicious Blueberry Oatmeal Bars are easy to prepare and are great as a snack, for breakfast on the run, or as a dessert served with whipped cream or ice cream.
Servings: 9 servings
- 1 cup old-fashioned oatmeal not instant or quick-cooking
- 3/4 cup all purpose flour
- 1/4 cup light brown sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 6 tablespoons butter melted
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/4 cup granulated sugar
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice freshly squeezed
- zest of one lemon
- 1 teaspoon corn starch
- 2 cups fresh blueberries frozen may be substituted
In a medium mixing bowl, combine the oatmeal, flour, brown sugar, and salt.
Melt the butter and pour over the oatmeal mixture.
Add the vanilla extract and stir until everything is well combined and lumpy.
Remove 3/4 cup of the oatmeal mixture and set aside.
Press the remaining oatmeal mixture into an 8x8 baking pan that has been lined with aluminum foil and sprayed with non-stick spray.
In a medium bowl, add the blueberries, granulated sugar, lemon juice, zest, and corn starch.
Stir gently to coat all the blueberries.
Pour over the prepared crust.
Sprinkle the remaining oatmeal mixture evenly over the top of the blueberries.
Bake in a preheated 375-degree oven for 40-45 minutes until bubbly and the topping is browned.
Serving: 1serving | Calories: 189kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 135mg | Potassium: 63mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 251IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 1mg