Appetizers & Side Dishes

Blueberry and Cheese Streusel Bars

Prep Time: 15 min  |  Cook Time: 45 min  |  Servings: 24 bars  |  Calories: 213
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Blueberry and Cheese Streusel Bars
Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
45 min
24 bars

Our Artisan Blends Shredded Whole Milk Mozzarella gives these streusel bars a creamy, savory finish.

  • 1 cup plus 1 Tbsp. butter, divided
  • 1-1/2 cups quick cooking oats
  • 1-1/2 cups plus 2 Tbsp. all-purpose flour, divided
  • 1 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1-1/2 tsp. cinnamon, divided
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 2 cups (8 oz.) Sargento® Artisan Blends® Shredded Whole Milk Mozzarella Cheese, divided
  • 1-1/2 cups fresh blueberries
  • 2/3 cup blueberry preserves
  • 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans (optional)
  • 1-1/2 tsp. grated lemon peel
  1. Butter bottom and sides of a 13 x 9-inch baking pan with 1 Tbsp. butter. Combine oats, 1-1/2 cups flour, brown sugar, 1 teaspoon cinnamon and baking soda in a large bowl. Cut in 1 cup butter with a pastry blender or two knives until crumbs are the size of small peas. Stir in 1 cup cheese. Press half (3 cups) of oat mixture firmly into baking dish. Bake in a preheated 375°F oven 10 minutes. Cool 5 minutes.
  2. Combine blueberries, preserves, vanilla, remaining flour and cinnamon in a medium bowl. Stir in remaining cheese, pecans and lemon peel; mix well. Spread mixture over crust. Sprinkle remaining oat mixture over blueberry mixture. Bake 25 minutes or until topping is golden brown. Cool completely. Cut into bars.

Serving Size 8

Calories 413

*Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Amount/Serving %DV*
Total Fat 11.40g 18%
Sat. Fat 6.90g 34%
Mono Unsat. Fat 2.50g
Poly Unsat. Fat 0.40g
Cholesterol 30mg 10%
Sodium 158mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 25g 8%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 0g
Protein 4g
Vitamin A 71RE
Vitamin C 1mg 2%
Calcium 73mg 7%
Iron 1mg 6%