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Blueberry Lemon Bars

Blueberry Lemon Bars

Blueberry Lemon Bars

Blueberry Lemon Bars


For the crust:

1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs

6 tablespoons butter, melted

1/4 cup granulated sugar

Zest of one lemon

For the filling:

2 large egg yolks

1 (14 ounce can) sweetened condensed milk

1/2 cup fresh lemon juice

1 teaspoon lemon zest

1 cup fresh blueberries


In a medium bowl, combine the graham cracker crumbs, melted butter, sugar, and lemon zest.

Stir until graham cracker crumbs are moist. Press crumbs firmly into the bottom and slightly up the sides of prepared 8×8 inch baking dish pan. Bake the graham cracker crust for 10 minutes at 350 degrees F. Remove from oven and allow to cool to room temperature.

To make the filling, combine the egg yolks and condensed milk in a medium bowl. Stir in the lemon juice and lemon zest. Stir until mixture is smooth and begins to slightly thicken. Gently fold in the 3/4 of the blueberries, reserving some for the top.

Pour the lemon blueberry filling evenly over the graham cracker crust then top with the remaining blueberries. Bake for 15 minutes at 350 degrees F, or until just set.

Cool for 10 minutes at room temperature, then refrigerate until completely chilled. Cut into bars and serve.

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