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
Servings
24 bars
Calories
213

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

Ingredients
  • 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
Directions
  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 24 bars

Calories 213

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

Amount/Serving %DV*
Total Fat 11.40g 18%
Sat. Fat 6.80g 34%
Mono Unsat. Fat 2.50g
Poly Unsat. Fat 0.40g
Cholesterol 30mg 10%
Sodium 160mg 7%
Amount/Serving%DV*
Total Carbohydrate 25g 8%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 0g
Protein 4g
Amount/Serving%DV*
Vitamin A 71RE
Vitamin C 1mg 2%
Calcium 69mg 7%
Iron 1mg 6%