Blueberry Kuchen Bars

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Fun fact: Kuchen bars originated from Germany and are like a pie but in a bar form. What can I say, these Blueberry Kuchen Bars are amazing!

Amazingly delicious Blueberry Kuchen Bars |via MyRecipeConfessions

They are so good that they are dangerous to have around my house because I can’t stop thinking about them! I go to bed thinking about them and I wake up thinking about them.

Amazingly delicious Blueberry Kuchen Bars |via MyRecipeConfessions

You can serve them for breakfast, lunch, dinner or anytime in between. Not only do they taste amazing but they are easy to make too!

Blueberry Kuchen Bars

Kuchen blueberry bars are like a piece of pie in bar form! Yum!
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Author My Recipe Confessions


Blueberry Kuchen Bars

  • 3/4 cup of butter softened
  • 1/4 cup of shortening
  • 2 cups of granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp. of baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. of salt
  • 3 eggs at room temp.
  • 1 tsp. of vanilla
  • 3 cups of all purpose flour
  • 1 21 oz. can of blueberry pie filling
  • 1 recipe of cream cheese glaze recipe below

Cream Cheese Glaze

  • 2 oz. of cream cheese softened
  • 1 1/2 cup of powder sugar
  • 1/4 tsp. of vanilla
  • 3 to 4 tsp. of milk
  • 1. In a medium bowl cream the cream cheese. Add the powder sugar and mix well. Add the vanilla and enough milk to make glaze drizzling consistency (about 3 to 4 tsp.).


Blueberry Kuchen Bars

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  • 1. In a large mixing bowl and with an electric mixer; cream the softened butter, shortening, and sugar together. Add the eggs and vanilla and mix until well incorporated.
  • 2. In a medium sized bowl; mix the flour, baking powder, and salt. Add the flour mixture to the wet ingredients and mix until the flour disappears.
  • 3. Reserve 2 cups of the dough. In an ungreased 15x10x1 baking pan, evenly spread the remaining dough. Bake for 12 minutes.
  • 4. Remove the pan from the oven and spread the blueberry pie filling over the crust in the pan. With a teaspoon, spoon the remaining dough into small mounds on top of the pie filling. Return the pan back to the oven and bake for an additional 30 minutes or until the top is light golden brown.
  • 5. Cool for 10 to 15 minutes and drizzle top with cream cheese glaze. Cool completely and cut into bars.

Cream Cheese Glaze

  • 1. In a medium bowl, cream the cream cheese. Add the powder sugar and mix well. Add the vanilla and enough milk to make glaze drizzling consistency (about 3 to 4 tsp.).
With love from my kitchen to yours,


Check out more of Carrie’s tasty recipes like her Cherry Kuchen Bars, Peanut Butter Ganache Cookies and Chewy Granola Bars:

Amazingly delicious Cherry Kuchen Bars |via MyRecipeConfessions

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Delicious! Chewy Granola Bars from scratch via MyRecipeConfessions

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    1. Hi Gail! oh goodness, thanks for catching that! I’ve emailed our culinary chef for this delish recipe, Carrie, and will let you know what it should be! 😀
      Thank you!

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