Blueberry Jubilee Info & Recipe

Poplarville's famed Blueberry Jubilee is coming up June 11th!

Here are some recipes to get you in the mood:

Blueberry Cheese Bars

  • 1 18-ounce package Refrigerated Sugar Slice N'Bake Cookie, at room temperature
  • 8-ounce cream cheese, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup sugar or sugar substitute
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon rind, grated
  • 1 1/2 cups Blueberry Pie filling (recipe below)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Press dough evenly in a greased 13x9x2 baking pan.  Beat cream cheese, egg, sugar, and lemon rind in a medium bowl with electric mixer until smooth.  Spread cheese mixture over cookie dough.  Dollop blueberry pie filling on cheese mixture; swirl with a knife or metal spatula.  Bake in preheated oven at 350 degrees for 35 minutes.  Cool on wire rack.  Cut into bars.  Refrigerate.  Makes 48 bars.

Blueberry Pie Filling(For one 9-inch pie)

  • 4 cups blueberries, fresh or frozen
  • 1/2 cup sugar (more if desired)
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine

Mix all ingredients together in medium saucepan.  Cook over low heat, stirring constantly until sugar is dissolved.  Cook over medium heat until mixture comes to a boil.  Turn down heat and simmer until mixture thickens.  Be sure to keep stirring until fresh fruit is of desired consistency.