Whether you pick them yourself or but them at the store, blueberries are a flavorful snack that’s also completely nutritious. They’re also fun to cook and bake with because, besides turning food a fun purple color, they give your dish a taste that’s perfectly placed somewhere between sweet and tart.
Check out these 15 delicious blueberry recipes that will make your mouth water!
1. Blueberry breakfast cookies
You read that right. Breakfast cookies. How excited will your kids be when you tell them that they’re getting cookies for breakfast? Of course, these are more nutritional, like oatmeal bars, but they’re just as delicious as any cookie we’ve ever tried! Get the recipe on How Sweet It Is.
2. Blueberry brie scones
You’ve probably heard of cherry cheese Danishes, but have you ever heard of scones that combine the sweetness of berries and the savory taste of cheese? If not, then you need to try these blueberry brie scones by Completely Delicious, like, yesterday.
3. Blueberry Apple Cupcakes
Most people love cupcakes, but not everyone likes the kind that are piled high with rich, sweet icing. If that’s you, try these blueberry apple cupcakes by The Clever Carrot! They’re more naturally sweetened by the delicious fruit flavours instead.
4. Boozy Blueberry Float
If “boozy” isn’t your thing, you can totally still enjoy this fruity ice cream treat! Foodie Crush shows you how to make a delicious blueberry-infused float complete with actual blueberries in it.
5. Blueberry pancake bake
This recipe by Completely Delicious has all the deliciousness of classic blueberry pancakes, but in the form of a delicious cake! Don’t worry, you’re still allowed to soak it in sticky maple syrup, just like your breakfast pancakes.
6. Blueberry basil infused vodka
Not everyone can handle the strong taste of vodka, but it does make a great ingredient in delicious mixed drinks. Instead of just mixing straight vodka with fruit juices, however, try what Food 52 and make your own vodka that is actually blueberry infused before you even start mixing!
7. Blueberry pizza with whipped ricotta and caramelized shallots
Sweet blueberries can be part of your main course as well! This delicious pizza recipe by How Sweet It Is combines the berries with ricotta and caramelized shalots for a unique gourmet taste.
8. Blueberry hand pies
Do you love having pie but often find yourself too full for an entire piece after dinner? Are you throwing a barbecue with guests whom you know love pie, but who will also want to mingle and socialize rather than sitting still with a plate and fork? Completely Delicious‘ recipe for blueberry “hand pies” can solve all your problems!
9. Lemon blueberry cheesecake bars
Pip & Ebby walks you through the process of making delicious bars containing two of our very favourite flavours in the world. Lemon and blueberries are a tasty combination indeed!
10. Blueberry sour cream waffles
Sure you can top any waffle recipe with yummy fresh blueberries and call it a day. If you really want flavour, however, you should check out these blueberry waffles by Pass the Sushi instead. The blueberries are baked right in and thrown on top!
11. Roasted blueberry cupcakes with chocolate frosting
Besides being totally mouthwatering, these cupcakes are fun to make because the batter turns purple when you add the blueberries! Check the whole idea out on How Sweet It Is.
12. Blueberry Mole chicken
Mole is a flavour packed sauce made with chili spices, but Adventures in Cooking has an even yummier suggestion. Check out how they made this chicken entree using blueberry Mole sauce!
13. Blueberry lavender lemonade
The subtle, aromatic taste of lavender is proven to actually have a relaxing effect on you. Adding blueberries, however, makes this lemonade drink by Becca Bakes more of a sweet taste experience and less of a sleepy beverage.
14. Mini blueberry streusel donuts
Perhaps you’d love a nice, satisying donut right now but you don’t want to over eat? These mini blueberry muffins by Pass the Sushi are exactly what you need. Just try not to eat eight of them in one sitting because they’re smaller!
15. Chocolate chip blueberry breakfast quinoa
Just because the focus of your dish is healthy blueberries doesn’t mean you can’t add a little extra sweetness! This breakfast quinoa recipe by How Sweet It Is gives you a good balance between sweet and healthy with mini chocolate chips and blueberries.
Now is time to try out one of these Blueberry delights; Dig in!