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30 Blueberry Recipes You'll Love

Good-for-you blueberries give a fresh taste to pies, muffins, ice cream and other treats with our blueberry recipes.
Berry Blue Cheese Spread

Berry Blue Cheese Spread

Combine dried blueberries, blue cheese and cream cheese for a tangy appetizer spread perfect for whole grain crackers or cracker bread. Add in a little cream or milk if you prefer a softer spread.

Berry Blue Cheese Spread

Blueberry Sauce

Whip up this sweet and juicy sauce for the perfect ice cream or pie topping.

Blueberry Sauce

Very Blueberry Pie

This easy-to-make pie calls for pouring a warm sugar glaze over a generous amount of fresh blueberries or raspberries.

Very Blueberry Pie

Blueberry Thunder Muffins

A sprinkle of cinnamon-sugar gives a sweet crust to these berry-packed muffins.

Blueberry Thunder Muffins

Blueberry Cheesecake Cupcakes

Graham cracker crumbs, cream cheese and blueberry pie filling turn yellow cake mix into a whimsical twist on a favorite dessert. The idea comes from Designer Desserts Bakery in Valparaiso, Indiana.

Blueberry Cheesecake Cupcakes

Double Berry Cobbler

Handy shortcuts make this recipe a breeze. Cooking the fruit in an oven-safe skillet cuts the bake time (and the number of dirty dishes). Refrigerated biscuits form the simple topper.

Double Berry Cobbler

Blueberry-Almond Streusel Muffins

Light ricotta cheese and whole wheat flour cut fat and add fiber to these muffins from Covered Bridge Farm in Forest Lake, Minnesota. 

Blueberry-Almond Streusel Muffins

Lemon-Blueberry Biscuits

Lemon yogurt is the secret ingredient in these pretty biscuits. The recipe comes from Natura Farms in Marine on St. Croix, Minnesota. 

Lemon-Blueberry Biscuits

Blueberry Sour Cream Dessert

Use fresh blueberries when in season to make this rich dessert, a cross between a pie and a cheesecake. 

Blueberry Sour Cream Dessert 

Blueberry Pound Cake

Make good use of farm-fresh blueberries with this simple fruit-filled pound cake. Add a teaspoon of vanilla flavoring or a teaspoon of lemon zest, if you like.

Blueberry Pound Cake

Lemon Blueberry Fan Cookies

Lemon extract and blueberry jam make the perfect sweet and tangy combination for these eye-catching shaped cookies.

Lemon Blueberry Fan Cookies

Very Berry Triple Fruit Pie

More than 4 cups of berries make this pie extra juicy. Be sure to let it cool completely before you slice it. And don't forget the vanilla ice cream! The recipe comes from Covered Bridge Farm in Forest Lake, Minnesota. 

Very Berry Triple Fruit Pie

Strawberry-Blueberry Cookie Crisp

Prep this easy dessert in just 10 minutes, then bake for 25 minutes. Crumbled pecan shortbread cookies form the topping over a fresh fruit filling.

Strawberry-Blueberry Cookie Crisp

Berry Blue Cheese Spread

Combine dried blueberries, blue cheese and cream cheese for a tangy appetizer spread perfect for whole grain crackers or cracker bread. Add in a little cream or milk if you prefer a softer spread.

Berry Blue Cheese Spread

Blueberry Twisties

This tender, sweet bread, filled with blueberry spread and drizzled with icing, won best of show at the Marshall County Fair in Plymouth, Indiana. A blueberry baker from Argos, Indiana, entered the treat.

Blueberry Twisties

Finnish Blueberry Pie

This berry pie proves that there's beauty in simplicity. The piecrust is wrapped around a three-ingredient filling that includes fine dry breadcrumbs. You don't even need a pie plate to make this juicy treat.

Finnish Blueberry Pie

Blueberry Streusel Coffee Cake

Plump blueberries create a juicy filling in this old-fashioned sour cream coffee cake from The White Gull Inn in Fish Creek on Wisconsin's Door County Peninsula.

Blueberry Streusel Coffee Cake

Blueberry Custard Pie

An Elkhart, Indiana, reader helped create this tempting layered pie. Known as a fruit-growing region, northern Indiana supplied a banner blueberry crop one year. That inspired the reader to create this colorful, meringue-crowned pie.

Blueberry Custard Pie

Berry Trifle

Mix buttery pound cake, creamy vanilla pudding, soft cream cheese, and fresh berries for a rich comfort-food dessert. To trim calories, try making it with angel food cake, fat-free pudding, and low-fat or fat-free cream cheese.

Berry Trifle

Blueberry Ice Cream Pie

Combine fresh blueberries, vanilla ice cream and homemade blueberry sauce in an almond-brown sugar crust for this showstopping dessert.

Blueberry Ice Cream Pie

Berry Easy Cobbler

This crunch-topped cobbler calls for 3 cups of blueberries, but if you'd like a double-fruit version, reduce the blueberries to 2 cups and add 2 cups fresh or frozen tart cherries.

Berry Easy Cobbler

Lemon Ricotta Pancakes with Warm Blueberry Compote

Rise and shine with these special-occasion pancakes from chef Mindy Segal of Mindy’s HotChocolate Restaurant and Dessert Bar in Chicago. Ricotta makes them moist and rich; lemon curd gives sweet-tart punch.

Lemon Ricotta Pancakes with Warm Blueberry Compote

Blueberry Cupcakes

Fresh blueberries get baked into these vanilla-flavored cupcakes and scattered on top.

Blueberry Cupcakes

Bear Chaser Blueberry Pie

This recipe, from Angle Outpost Resort in Angle Inlet, Minnesota, won top honors at a local Blueberry Fest. We loved the intense blueberry flavor softened by the cheesecakelike cream cheese. The recipe calls for a traditional homemade crust, but you can shorten prep time by using any type of purchased crust. Our picture shows the pie with a graham cracker crust.

Bear Chaser Blueberry Pie

Blueberry Cream Treats

When it's time for the blueberry harvest at DeGrandchamp Farms in South Haven, Michigan, this quick dessert fits the family's busy schedule. It's simple, yet so good.

Blueberry Cream Treats

Red, White and Blue Parfaits

Pour a syrup of honey, sugar and crystallized ginger over blueberries, watermelon, and strawberries, then top with a swirl of sweetened whipped cream and a fruit star for a pretty—and patriotic—finish.

Red, White and Blue Parfaits

Blueberry-Pineapple Smoothie

Blueberries, pineapple, bananas, cherries, spinach and vanilla yogurt make for a smoothie packed with vitamin C and fiber.

Blueberry-Pineapple Smoothie

Cherry-Berry Rich Shortcakes

Michigan's fruit belt inspired our Cherry-Berry Rich Shortcakes. We played up the sweet cherries grown in the Great Lakes State, along with blueberries and raspberries. A shortcake biscuit base and sweetened whipped cream complete the dessert.

Cherry-Berry Rich Shortcakes

Mary Lou's Muffins

This tender, moist lemon-blueberry muffin counts on garden-fresh lemon verbena for its essence of herbed citrus. Or, substitute lemon peel. The recipe comes from a community cookbook called Tasteful Garden Treasures, put together by the Taylor Garden Club in Taylor, Michigan.

Mary Lou's Muffins

Blueberry Shortcake

Serve warm shortcake with a rich filling of sweetened blueberries and whipped cream.

Blueberry Shortcake

Blueberry Chardonnay Jam

This jam doesn't taste boozy; the white wine just deepens the flavor, like red wine in a stew. This recipe comes from the Glass Rooster Cannery cooking school and farm store in Sunbury, Ohio.

Blueberry Chardonnay Jam

Corn-Blueberry Salad

This inventive salad features fresh sweet corn, blueberries, cucumber and jalapeño. Double or triple the recipe if you’re serving a crowd.

Corn-Blueberry Salad

Blueberry Ice Cream

Blueberry ice cream is just one of the attractions that draw people to the Blueberry/Art Festival held in Ely, Minnesota. Here's our version.

Blueberry Ice Cream

Free blueberry cookbook

Download our FREE printable cookbook of top blueberry recipes! 

 

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