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Lemon Blueberry Bars

These easy lemon blueberry bars are a dessert favorite!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 16 bars

Ingredients

For the crust:

  • Zest of one lemon
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 6 tablespoons butter melted
  • 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs

For the filling:

  • 2 large egg yolks
  • 1 14 ounce can sweetened condensed milk (can use fat free)
  • 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Spray an 8x8 inch baking dish with cooking spray. Set aside.
  2. 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 prepared pan. Bake the graham cracker crust for 10 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool to room temperature.
  3. 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 blueberries.
  4. Pour the lemon blueberry filling evenly over the graham cracker crust. Bake for 15 minutes, or until just set.
  5.  Cool to room temperature, then chill in the refrigerator for at least one hour before serving. Cut into bars and serve.
  6. Note: Bars will keep in the refrigerator for 3-4 days.