Blueberry Walnut Bars

Nutritional Facts 1 bar equals 167 calories, 9 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 17 mg cholesterol, 125 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 fat, 1 starch.

Blueberry Walnut Bars

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • cup ground walnuts

  • ½

    cup graham cracker crumbs

  • 2

    tablespoons plus ⅓ cup sugar, divided

  • cup old-fashioned oats

  • 3

    tablespoons reduced-fat butter, melted

  • 1

    package (8 ounces) reduced-fat cream cheese

  • 1

    tablespoon orange juice

  • ½

    teaspoon vanilla extract

  • ½

    cup reduced-fat whipped topping

  • 2

    tablespoons blueberry preserves

  • 1-½

    cups fresh blueberries

Directions

Directions In a small bowl, combine the walnuts, cracker crumbs, 2 tablespoons sugar, oats and butter. Press onto the bottom of an 8-in. square baking dish coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 9-11 minutes or until set and edges are lightly browned. Cool on a wire rack. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and remaining sugar until smooth. Beat in orange juice and vanilla. Fold in whipped topping. Spread over crust. In a microwave-safe bowl, heat preserves on high for 15-20 seconds or until warmed; gently stir in blueberries. Spoon over filling. Refrigerate until serving. Yield: 12 servings.


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