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Healthy Blueberry Crumble Bars

PREP: 30 minutes
COOK: 25 minutes
YIELD: 16 bars

Blueberries and cinnamon oatmeal streusel combined make the most delicious Blueberry Crumble Bars. Best part? They are vegan, gluten-free, and Medjool date-sweetened! Recipe by Feasting on Fruit


  • Date Paste
  • 10–12 (~225g) Natural Delights Pitted Medjool Dates
  • 3/4 cup full-fat coconut milk
  • Crust/ Crumble
  • 1 cup (110g) almond flour
  • 1/2 cup (60g) cassava flour
  • 3/4 cup (75g) rolled oats
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ginger
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup (140g) date paste
  • 1/2 cup (100g) coconut oil
  • Blueberry Filling
  • 3 cups (420g) fresh blueberries
  • 1/4 cup (70g) date paste
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice (+ a little zest)
  • 1 tbsp water


  1. Blend the date paste ingredients until very smooth and creamy, stopping to scrape down the sides of the blender as needed.
  2. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  3. Whisk together almond flour, cassava flour, oats, cinnamon, ginger, baking powder, and salt.
  4. Add date paste, coconut oil, and vanilla. Mix until sticky and clumpy
  5. Line an 8×8″ baking pan with parchment paper. Press 2/3 of the crumb mixture into the bottom of the pan, and set aside.
  6. Combine the blueberry filling ingredients in a medium saucepan over medium heat.
  7. Once the berries are warmed and plump, transfer to a blender and pulse very briefly to slightly puree but leaving some whole berries.
  8. Return to the saucepan, continue cooking and stirring until it starts to bubble. Remove from the heat and cool 5 minutes.
  9. Pour the berry mixture on top of the crust, crumble the remaining crumble mixture evenly on top pressing in slightly.
  10. Bake 25-30 minutes at 350°F.
  11. Cool completely before slicing (or scoop for more of a crumble, less of a bar experience…still delicious!)

*While Medjool dates are high in natural sugars, they are low on the glycemic index thanks to a balanced amount of soluble fiber. The complex carbohydrates found in Medjool dates are digested at a slower rate, making them a source of dietary fiber and releasing energy to the body over a longer period of time.