Blueberry Lemon Nut Bars with Macadamia Nuts

Preparation:  15 min. Cooking: 35 min. Total: 50 min.
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  • 2 Cup flour
  • 4 Tbsp butter , softened to room temperature
  • 1/2 Cup macadamia nuts , or toasted pecans or walnuts
  • 1/2 Cup powdered sugar
  • 2 Tbsp lemon zest
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 Cup sugar
  • 4 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 3 Tbsp flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 1/2 Cup blueberries
Place flour, butter, nuts, powdered sugar and half the lemon zest in food processor fitted with metal blade. Pulse until well combined and dough starts to come together into a ball. Remove dough; pat evenly into bottom of a lightly greased 9x13 inch baking pan. Bake at 350 ℉ for 20-25 minutes, until golden brown. Remove from oven; set aside. Meanwhile, in large mixing bowl whisk together eggs, sugar, lemon juice, remaining lemon zest, flour and baking powder. Pour mixture over crust. Sprinkle evenly with blueberries. Return pan to oven. Bake 15-20 minutes, until top is lightly browned. Remove from oven. Cool and cut into squares.

Shortcut: Use boxed lemon bar mix. Sprinkle with blueberries before baking as directed above.
Calories
350 Cal
Fat
11 g
Carbs
59 g
Protein
5.3 g
Fiber
1.7 g
Sugar
40 g
Cholesterol
82 mg
Sodium
100 mg


Nutrients

Fiber     1.7 g
Fat     11 g
Sugar     40 g
Carbs     59 g
Protein     5.3 g
Calories     350 Cal

Fats

Fat, Poly     0.8 g
Fat, Mono     5.3 g
Fat, Sat     3.9 g
Fat, Trans     0.1 g
Fat, Percent     28 %

Vitamins

Vitamin, K     4.8 mcg     4 %
Vitamin, A     240 IU     7.9 %
Vitamin, B12     0.2 mcg     6.9 %
Niacin     1.6 mg     9.9 %
Riboflavin     0.2 mg     18 %
Vitamin, C     5.5 mg     6.1 %
Vitamin, D     9.6 IU     1.6 %
Vitamin, B6     0.1 mg     4 %
Vitamin, E     0.5 mg     3.3 %
Panto, Acid     0.4 mg     7.7 %
Choline     43 mg     7.9 %
Thiamin     0.3 mg     22 %

Minerals

Calcium     41 mcg     4.1 %
Phosphorus     92 mg     13 %
Magnesium     16 mg     3.9 %
Copper     0.1 mcg     10 %
Fluoride     1.4 mcg     36 %
Zinc     0.5 mg     4.3 %
Cholesterol     82 mg     0.2 %
Sodium     100 mg     6.7 %
Selenium     13 mcg     23 %
Manganese     0.5 mg     6.5 %
Potassium     97 mg     2.1 %
Iron     1.6 mg     20 %