Meyer Lemon Blueberry Bars with Oatmeal Crust - Slender Kitchen

Meyer Lemon Blueberry Bars with Oatmeal Crust

Weight Watchers® SmartPoints™
(6 PointsPlus®)

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It has been way too long since I have shared a good dessert recipe and this one has quickly become one of my favorites. Tart and sweet lemon bars studded with blueberries all on a crunchy, hearty oatmeal crust. For those unfamiliar with Meyer lemons, they are my newest obsession, along with feeling awkward watching Girls, this book, this feature on the morning routines of celebrities, and this Time magazine photo essay on what the world eats fascinating. But back to the lemons. Meyer lemons are thought to be a cross between a lemon and perhaps a mandarin (no one really knows exactly) and have the tartness of a lemon with a delicate sweetness. They are dreamy and make a great substitute in any recipe calling for lemons. Don’t worry though, if you can’t find Meyer lemons, regular lemons will work fine.

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Meyer Lemon Blueberry Bars with Oatmeal Crust

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  • 1 cup old fashioned oats
  • 1/2 cup oat flour
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 U egg
  • 1 U egg white
  • 1/2 cup Meyer lemon juice (use 1/4-1/3 cup if using real lemon juice)
  • 1 tsp lemon zest (from one of the Meyer lemons)
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 1/3 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 tbsp white sugar
  • 1 cup blueberries

Nutritional Facts

Serving Size: 
1 square (99g)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 208
Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g
Saturated Fat 4g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 38mg
Sodium 99mg
Total Carbohydrate 30g
Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 17g
Protein 5g


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a bowl mix together the oats, oat flour, brown sugar, water, melted butter, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Press into the bottom of an 8X8 baking dish. Bake for between 20-30 minutes until cooked through and beginning to brown on the edges.
  3. Meanwhile, whisk together the egg, egg white, lemon juice, lemon zest, flour, white sugar, and condensed milk.
  4. Fold in the blueberries.
  5. Pour over the baked oatmeal crust and return to the oven. Bake for 20-25 minutes until set. Let cool completely before serving and store in the refrigerator.
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You can make your own oat flour by pulsing rolled oats in a food processor until they have a flour like consistency.

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