Maybe it says “Blueberry” but you can use any berry for this amazing recipe, kids will love this crispy dessert!
Preparation Time: 15 mins
Cook: 45 mins
- 1 cup white sugar
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 3 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 cup shortening
- 1 egg
- 1/4 teaspoon salt (Optional)
- 1 pinch ground cinnamon (Optional)
- 4 cups fresh blueberries
- ½ cup white sugar
- 3 teaspoons cornstarch
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease a 9×13 inch pan.
In a medium bowl, stir together 1 cup sugar, 3 cups flour, and baking powder. Mix in salt and cinnamon, if desired. Use a fork or pastry cutter to blend in the shortening and egg. Dough will be crumbly. Pat half of the dough into the prepared pan.
In another bowl, stir together the sugar and cornstarch. Gently mix in the blueberries. Sprinkle the blueberry mixture evenly over the crust. Crumble remaining dough over the berry layer.
Bake in a preheated oven for 45 minutes, or until the top is slightly brown. Cool completely before cutting into squares.