Blueberry Chia Jam

I used a 12 oz package of frozen blueberries and it turned out great!

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Blueberry Chia Jam
3 cups fresh Blueberries
1/4 cup Honey
1/4 cup Chia Seeds
1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract

Combine berries and honey in a small saucepan. Cook over medium heat until berries begin to soften and burst, about 5 minutes. Add chia seeds and cook until very thick, about 15 minutes. Stir often. Remove from heat and let cool then add vanilla extract. Store in the refrigerator for up to 7 days.
Makes 16 servings. Per serving (1/8 cup)= 50 Calories; 1g Fat (21.6% calories from fat); 1g Protein; 10g Carbohydrate; 2g Dietary Fiber; 0mg Cholesterol; 3mg Sodium.

Blueberry Cheesecake Cookies

Only two were left after our Christmas with my Dad.

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Blueberry Cheesecake Cookies
2 oz light cream cheese
1 roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated sugar cookie dough
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons grated lemon peel
1 cup frozen blueberries

Place cream cheese in freezer until firm but not solid, about 25 minutes. Heat oven to 350┬░F. In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir or knead in flour and lemon peel until well blended. Cut firm cream cheese into 72 (1/4-inch) cubes. Shape level measuring tablespoonful of dough into ball. Make 3 indentations with end of wooden spoon. Fill each indentation with 1 cube cream cheese. Wrap dough around cream cheese to completely enclose, and shape into ball. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Press 4 or 5 blueberries into each ball of dough. Bake 10 to 14 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 5 minutes; remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Cool completely.
Yield: 20 cookies. Per cookie= 121 Calories; 6g Fat (43.7% calories from fat); 2g Protein; 16g Carbohydrate; trace Dietary Fiber; 2mg Cholesterol; 78mg Sodium.