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Lemon Blueberry Chess Squares

User Rating 5 Star Rating (2 Reviews)


These blueberry bars make an easy and delicious spring or summer dessert! the bars are easy to prepare with a cake mix and cream cheese. Use fresh or frozen berries in this recipe.


  • 2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries, rinsed, lst dry
  • 1 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • zest of 1 lemon, divided
  • 1 box yellow cake mix, butter or lemon
  • 4 eggs, divided
  • 1 stick butter or margarine, softened
  • 2 3/4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 package (8 oz.) cream cheese


In a bowl, combine blueberries with sugar, lemon juice and half of the lemon zest. Set aside.

Mix cake mix with 1 egg, softened butter and the remaining lemon zest. Pat into a buttered and floured 13- x 9-inch baking pan.

In a mixing bowl with electric mixer, beat confectioners' sugar with cream cheese and remaining 3 eggs until smooth. Gently stir in blueberry mixture; pour over cake. Bake in a preheated 325° oven for about 45 to 55 minutes, or until browned. Let cool completely; chill and cut into squares.
Serve with fresh blueberries and a dusting of confectioners' sugar, if desired.

Store leftovers covered in the refrigerator.

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 5 out of 5
Lemon-Blueberry Chess Squares, Member mmcturner

Great recipe but it took me at least 10 min. longer to get them done. Next time, I'll bake at 350 degrees. I think they are even better after they've been refrigerated. I will be making them again.

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