5 from 8 votes
A white plate filled with blackberry pie bar squares.
Blackberry Pie Bars
Prep Time
30 mins
Cook Time
1 hr
Total Time
1 hr 30 mins

Blackberry Pie Bars are a perfectly delicious handheld treat made with fresh or frozen blackberries.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Blackberry Dessert, Blackberry Pie Bars
Servings: 16 Bars
Calories: 176 kcal
Author: Kathy
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 10 tablespoons butter cut into small cubes
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 4 teaspoons corn starch
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice fresh squeezed
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest freshly grated
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups blackberries
  1. Place flour, sugar and salt in the food processor. Pulse 3-4 times to mix.

  2. Add butter to food processor. Pulse until well combined.

  3. The dough will be very dry. Grab a small handful and squeeze together. The dough should hold together.

    Reserve 1 cup of dough for the topping.

  4. Place dough into a greased 9 x 13" baking dish. Pat dough down so dough is flat in dish.

  1. Combine eggs, sour cream, sugar and corn starch together in a bowl.

  2. Add cinnamon, lemon juice, lemon zest and vanilla and combine.

  3. Fold in blackberries.

  4. Pour mixture over prepared crust.

  5. Use remaining crust you set aside to place on top of liquid mixture. Squeeze flour together so the dough forms small pieces. Sprinkle on top.

  6. Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 1 hour.

  7. Remove and let cool before slicing and serving.

Recipe Notes

Can use fresh or frozen blackberries

Nutrition Facts
Blackberry Pie Bars
Amount Per Serving (1 bar)
Calories 176 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Cholesterol 47mg16%
Sodium 119mg5%
Potassium 70mg2%
Carbohydrates 18g6%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 375IU8%
Vitamin C 4.8mg6%
Calcium 29mg3%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.