Blueberry Oat Bars

Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cook Time: 40 minutes

1/2 cup whole-wheat flour 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 cup light brown sugar, packed 1 cup whole milk vanilla yogurt 1/4 cup unsalted butter, cut into small pieces 2 cups fresh blueberries 2 tablespoons sugar 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice 1 teaspoon lemon zest 1 tablespoon cornstarch Yield: 16 bars

1. Preheat oven to 350°. 2. Combine the flours, oats, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and brown sugar in a large bowl. Stir in the yogurt, then mix in the butter with clean hands. The mixture will be thick. 3. Set aside 3/4 cup of the oat mixture. Place the remaining mixture into an 8-inch square baking pan and spread it evenly to the edges with a spatula. 4. Combine the berries with the sugar, lemon juice and zest, and cornstarch in a bowl. Pour the blueberry mixture into the baking dish and distribute the reserved topping evenly on top. ​ 5. Bake for 40-45 minutes, until the topping is set and the berries are bubbling. Let cool for 20-30 minutes before slicing into 16 squares.

Blueberry Oat Bars

Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cook Time: 40 minutes

Ingredients:

1/2 cup whole-wheat flour 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 cup light brown sugar, packed 1 cup whole milk vanilla yogurt 1/4 cup unsalted butter, cut into small pieces 2 cups fresh blueberries 2 tablespoons sugar 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice 1 teaspoon lemon zest 1 tablespoon cornstarch Yield: 16 bars

Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 350°. 2. Combine the flours, oats, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and brown sugar in a large bowl. Stir in the yogurt, then mix in the butter with clean hands. The mixture will be thick. 3. Set aside 3/4 cup of the oat mixture. Place the remaining mixture into an 8-inch square baking pan and spread it evenly to the edges with a spatula. 4. Combine the berries with the sugar, lemon juice and zest, and cornstarch in a bowl. Pour the blueberry mixture into the baking dish and distribute the reserved topping evenly on top. ​ 5. Bake for 40-45 minutes, until the topping is set and the berries are bubbling. Let cool for 20-30 minutes before slicing into 16 squares.