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Video: Blueberry Shortbread Bars

See how to make delicious fresh berry bars.

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See how to turn sweet summer fruit into amazing shortbread treats. In this video, Chef John reveals his secret borderline-exotic spice ingredient. He also shows you how to cut first the butter into the flour and then the egg yolk into the flour and butter mixture. The shortbread comes out of the oven crisp and crumbly and the fresh blueberries are soft, sweet, and simply sensational. Check out Chef John's recipe for Blueberry Shortbread Bars. If you prefer, you can skip the blueberries and use sliced peaches, apricots, blackberries, or other ripe summer fruits instead. See more Chef John videos >>

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Jul. 18, 2014 11:15 am
I made these for my daughter's wedding dessert buffet. I even bought a pastry cutter to make sure that shortbread was good. I have to say that this recipe was only ok and did not really freeze well.
Nov. 16, 2012 9:52 am
It would be great to be able to save these video links on our profile. I can share them on ChefKey but to have them in my Recipe Box here would be great too. I like the one egg yolk added to the crumble!
Sep. 5, 2012 9:32 am
Go to pinterest . I sent it there. Happy baking. I have not made them, please let us know how they were
Aug. 31, 2012 4:08 pm
Sounds delicious, but I have a quick question - would I be able to use frozen blueberries? Would they be too moist? My frozen blueberries have no ice on them, just nice clean blueberries.
Aug. 31, 2012 7:40 am
The recipe is right there, in the link in the text under the video!
Aug. 22, 2012 8:07 am
Enjoyed the video but would like the recipe for my recipe box
Aug. 20, 2012 9:24 am
definately trying this one tonight for the family
Aug. 14, 2012 12:21 pm
Ingredients for 12 bars: 6 1/2 ounces (by weight) AP flour (about 1 1/2 cups of sifted flour, aka not packed) 1/2 cup white sugar 1/4 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp Chinese 5-spice (or a pinch of cinnamon and nutmeg) 1 stick (1/2 cup) very cold unsalted butter, cubed 1 egg yolk 1/2 teaspoon ice water, dripped over mixture about 3/4 cup blueberries, or enough to cover surface
Aug. 6, 2012 6:10 pm
Please I love your video of your chef John blueberry shortbread bars but I need the amount of ingredients to make them. Would you kindly give me the exact recipe and amount of ingredients. Thank You! hope to hear from you soon . my Blueberries are waiting
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