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Blueberry Pie Bars

A veggie free recipe to satisfy your sweet tooth! I love making these pie bars for dinners or events. They do take time, but they're so worth it!

Prep Time: 25 Minutes | Cook Time: 2 Hours (1 for cooking, 1 for cooling)


Crust and Crumble Topping

  • ½ cup unsalted butter, melted

  • ½ cup granulated sugar

  • ¼ cup light brown sugar, packed

  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour

  • pinch salt, optional and to taste


  • 1 large egg

  • ½ cup, heaping, plain or vanilla Greek yogurt

  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar

  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour

Blueberry Layer

  • 2 cups blueberries (fresh or frozen; if using frozen, no need to thaw)

  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar (or ½ cup if blueberries are sour)

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch


  1. Preheat oven to 350.  Line 8 inch square pan with aluminum foil and spray with cooking spray; set aside.

  2. Make the crust and crumble topping

  3. In a large microwaveable bowl melt the butter, about 1 minute

  4. Add the sugars and whisk to combine

  5. Add the flour, optional salt, and stir to combine.

  6. Mixture will be very dry and sandy with some larger, well-formed crumble pieces

  7. Set ¾ cup of crumble mixture aside

  8. Transfer remaining mixture to prepared pan, and using a spatula or your fingers, hard-pack the mixture to create an even, smooth crust.  Set aside.

  9. Make the filling

  10. In a medium bowl, add the egg, Greek yogurt, sugar, vanilla and whisk to combine

  11. Add the flour and whisk to combine

  12. Evenly pour filling over the crust and jiggle the pan to help distribute.  Set aside.

  13. Make the blueberry layer

  14. In a separate mixing bowl, add filling ingredients and toss to combine

  15. Evenly distribute blueberry mixture over the filling

  16. Evenly sprinkle the reserved crust mixture on top

  17. Bake the bars for about 60 minutes or until edges are bubbling vigorously and there’s some bubbling in the center. 

  18. Place pan on a wire rack and allow to cool at least 1 to 2 hours


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