Blueberries Crunch Bars


    Base and Topping:
    > 1 cup of 100% natural cereal, crushed

    > cup margarine, melted

    > tsp salt (optional)

    > 1 cups all-purpose flour

    > 2/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar

    > tsp soda

    > 2 cups frozen blueberries

    > 3 tbs water

    > 2 tbs cornstarch

    > cup sugar

    > 2 tsps lemon juice

For base and topping: Heat oven to 375 degrees. Grease 9-inch square baking pan. In large bowl, combine all ingredients; mix well. Reserve cup mixture; press remaining mixture onto bottom of prepared pan. Bake for 10 minutes.

For filling: In medium saucepan, combine blueberries, sugar and 2 tbs of water. Cover; bring to a boil. Simmer 2 minutes uncovered, stirring occasionally. In small bowl, combine remaining water and lemon juice; gradually stir in cornstarch, mixing until smooth. Gradually add cornstarch mixture to blueberry mixture; cook and stir about 30 seconds or until thick. Spread filling over partially baked base to within inch of edge; sprinkle with reserved cereal mixture. Bake 15 to 20 minutes, until topping is golden brown. Cool; cut into bars. Store in tightly covered container in cool dry place. Makes 9 servings.

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The Happy Berry, Inc.
120 Kelley Cr. Rd.
Phone: (864) 868-2946
Farm: (864) 350-9345