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Desserts for National Blueberry Month

blueberry ice cream in a tub and a stack of waffle cones

Welcome back to the 501 on First Blog! Did you know that July is National Blueberry Month? To help residents of our apartment community celebrate this month long holiday, we are sharing a few blueberry dessert recipes that are extremely delicious. Visit a farmers’ market here in Rochester, MN to pick up the fresh blueberries and other ingredients you will need for these recipes.  


Blueberry Cheesecake Ice Cream

This recipe comes from Add a Pinch and can be made with or without an ice cream maker. Ingredients needed include the following: heavy cream, whole milk, cream cheese, vanilla extract, salt, fresh blueberries, water, sugar, cornstarch, and fresh squeezed lemon juice.


 Blueberry Crumble Bars 

We’re sure that you’ll love these blueberry crumble bars. The recipe comes from Just so Tasty. The blueberry layer can be made with fresh blueberries, cornstarch, lemon zest, lemon juice, and granulated sugar. Head to your local farmers’ market for a fresh pint of blueberries this month.


Blueberry Pie Ice Cream Sandwiches

This super delicious recipe comes from Honestly Yum. These adorable miniature blueberry pies have vanilla ice cream sandwiched in the middle. Here are all the ingredients you will need: all purpose flour, sugar, salt, unsalted butter, ice water, blueberries, lemon juice, corn starch, an egg, and vanilla ice cream. 


Blueberry Turnovers

These flaky pastries can double as dessert and breakfast! The recipe comes from Sprinkle Some Sugar and calls for the following ingredients: frozen blueberries, granulated sugar, lemon juice, cornstarch, water, puff pastry, eggs, powdered sugar, vanilla extract, and cream or milk. 


No Bake Blueberry Crunch Cake

You won’t even have to turn your oven on for this recipe from Kitchme. This dish makes a great dessert to bring along to a summer picnic or potluck. Ingredients include graham crackers or granola, melted butter, brown sugar, cream cheese, sugar or pure maple syrup, whipped topping, and blueberries. 


Do you have a favorite blueberry dessert? Share the recipe with us in the comments. Happy National Blueberry Month!