Wild Blueberry Walnut Dessert Bars
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Wild Blueberries Walnut Dessert Bars


  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  • Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease an 8x8 inch baking pan with cooking spray or butter.
  • In a mixing bowl, beat the softened butter and granulated sugar together until light and fluffy. Add in the egg and vanilla extract, and beat until well combined.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the butter mixture, stirring until just combined.
  • Fold in the fresh blueberries and chopped walnuts, being careful not to crush the blueberries.
  • In a small bowl, mix together the brown sugar and ground cinnamon.
  • Pour the blueberry and walnut mixture into the prepared baking pan and sprinkle the cinnamon sugar mixture on top.
  • Bake for 35-40 minutes, or until the edges are golden brown and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  • Allow the blueberry walnut dessert bars to cool completely in the pan before slicing and serving.
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