Blueberry Oat Bars - Gluten Free, Dairy Free
Recipe type: Breakfast
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Serves: 8-10
These Blueberry Oats Bars are the perfect way to use those blueberries in season and on sale. These bars are high in fiber and lower in sugar and fat than normal bars. Bonus, they are gluten and dairy free!
  • Blueberry filling:
  • 1 pint of fresh blueberries
  • Juice of 1 large lemon (2 tablespoons)
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 tablespoons gluten free baking flour
  • Crust:
  • ½ cup oat flour
  • ¼ cup flaxseed meal
  • 1 cup gluten free baking flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ cup gluten free old fashioned oats
  • ¼ cup white sugar
  • ¼ cup light brown sugar
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 8 tablespoons of melted dairy free margarine
  1. Wash and pat dry fresh blueberries.
  2. Set aside ½ cup of blueberries.
  3. In a medium saucepan, combine the remaining blueberries, lemon juice, and sugar.
  4. Cook of medium low heat around 7-10 minutes or until the blueberries have burst and starting to bubble.
  5. Remove blueberries from heat and add vanilla extract and flour, Combine well.
  6. Using an immersion blender, blend blueberries until smooth and let cool. Place in the refrigerator if you want to make this further ahead of time.
  7. While the mixture cools, make the crust and preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  8. Combine and mix: oat flour, flax, baking powder, oats, sugars, and gluten free flour.
  9. Add melted margarine and combine. Use hands to fully combine into a crumble.
  10. Press half the mixture into a 9x9 pan with parchment.
  11. Top with blueberry puree and ½ cup leftover blueberries.
  12. Add remaining crumble on top.
  13. Bake for 25-30 minutes.
  14. Remove from oven and let cool before cutting into bars.
Recipe by Betsy Ramirez at