Blueberry Streusel Bars

Linda Parkell

Shortbread Crust:
3/4 cup flour
6 tablespoons of cold butter (Cut in small pieces)
1/4 cup of powdered sugar
A dash of salt

Berry Filling:
1/4 cup blueberry jam
2 cups of fresh Mood's blueberries
1 1/2 tablespoons flour
2 tablespoons sugar

Topping:
6 tablespoons of cold butter (Cut in small pieces)
1/2 cup of flour
1/2 cup packed brown sugar

Instructions:
1. Combine crust ingredients and cut in butter until small pea size.
2. Place in bottom of 8"x8" pan lined with non stick foil and press in.
3. Bake 10-12 minutes or until just starting to brown.
4. Make the filling by melting the jam in the microwave in a small dish.
5. Gently mix blueberries with flour and sugar. Set aside.
6. Make the streusel topping by mixing the remaining butter, flour, and brown sugar until crumbly and combined.
7. When crust is done, remove from oven and brush/spread jam over surface. Top with blueberries then sprinkle with topping.
8. Bake at 375 degrees 25-30 minutes or until berries are bubbling and top is brown.
9. Cool before cutting.