Lemon-Blueberry Crumb Bars

Lemon-Blueberry Crumb Bars

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"Yellow cake and cream cheese join with lemon zest and fresh blueberries to make moist, fruity crumb bars."
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1 h 20 m servings 160 cals
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Original recipe yields 32 servings



  • Calories:
  • 160 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 9.2 g
  • 14%
  • Carbs:
  • 18.6g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 2.1 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 34 mg
  • 11%
  • Sodium:
  • 188 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Line 13x9-inch pan with foil, with ends of foil extending over sides. Microwave butter in large microwaveable bowl on HIGH 1 to 1-1/2 min. or until melted. Add dry cake mix and 1 egg; beat with mixer until blended. Press 2/3 of the dough onto bottom of prepared pan.
  3. Beat cream cheese and sugar with mixer until blended. Add remaining egg, zest and juice; mix well. Pour over crust; top with berries. Pinch small pieces of the remaining dough between your fingers; press lightly into cream cheese layer.
  4. Bake 55 min. to 1 hour or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely. Use foil handles to lift dessert from pan before cutting into bars.


  • Kraft Kitchens Tips
  • Substitute: Prepare using PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese.
  • Note: For best results, refrigerate the cooled dessert before cutting into bars. Keep bars refrigerated.
  • How to Soften Cream Cheese: Place completely unwrapped package of cream cheese in microwaveable bowl. Microwave on HIGH 10 sec. or just until softened. Add 15 sec. for each additional package of cream cheese.


  1. 13 Ratings

Most helpful positive review

So easy and so delicious! I needed something to take to a Labor Day picnic and this fit the bill. I was worried about the dreaded "box cake mix" flavor coming through so I added a heaping Tbsp. ...

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This was a nice, yummy treat.

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So easy and so delicious! I needed something to take to a Labor Day picnic and this fit the bill. I was worried about the dreaded "box cake mix" flavor coming through so I added a heaping Tbsp. ...

This recipe was so easy I was able to write it down for a cousin of mine from heart. Simple, easy, and with the yellow cake mix for the crust it was such a delicious desert! Even in how I mad...

Love this recipe. It is a hit whenever I make it. Try it with a lemon cake mix if you want to up the lemon flavor.

Two years ago I tried this recipe and it has been a go to dessert ever since. I have requests to make it all the time, it is my son-in-laws all time favorite dessert as well as 2 of my friends. ...

This was a nice, yummy treat.

Fantastic recipe! I had so many blueberries from my kids picking them at summer camp, and I didn't quite know what to do with them all. This recipe is sooo good, and super easy. I used a lemon c...

Loved these, my family asks me to make them twice when they come to town.

This was way too sweet for me and the lemon flavor completely overpowered the blueberries.

The dough stuck to the aluminum foil. I was able to get about 20 bars out of it and delivered that. If you're going to make these, just grease the bottom of a pan and pat the batter into the pa...