Lemon and Blueberry Bars

Lemon Blueberry BarsMakes 16 bars

For the crust:
1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
6 tablespoons butter, melted
1/4 cup granulated sugar
Zest of one lemon

For the filling:
2 large egg yolks
1 (14 ounce can) sweetened condensed milk (fat free works well)
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon lemon zest
1 cup fresh blueberries


1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Spray an 8×8 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 refrigeratorfor at least one hour before serving. Cut into bars and serve.

Your lemon blueberry bars will keep in the refrigerator for 3-4 days.

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