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Tuesday, August 14, 2012

♥ Blueberry Squares ♥

Ingredients

  • 1 cup crushed vanilla wafers (about 30 wafers)
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • 3 cups fresh blueberries, divided
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
  • 1-1/2 cups miniature marshmallows

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine wafers and butter. Press into a greased 8-in. square baking dish. Bake at 350° for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on a wire rack.
  • In a small saucepan, combine sugar and cornstarch. Gradually whisk in water until smooth. Stir in 1-1/2 cups blueberries. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in the lemon juice, peel and remaining blueberries. Cool completely.
  • In a small bowl, beat cream until it begins to thicken. Add confectioners' sugar; beat until soft peaks form. Fold in marshmallows. Spread over crust. Top with blueberry mixture. Cover and refrigerate until set, about 45 minutes. 
  • Yield: 9 servings.
~~Simple & Delicious, May/June 2007~~

3 comments:

Emily said...

Bravóóó, wonderful recipe
Emily

Bernideen said...

Yes - i agree - these look wonderful!

Annesphamily said...

A favorite of mine blueberries! Oh I am gaining pounds just drooling here! LOL!