Old-Fashioned Lemon Squares

This old fashioned Lemon Squares recipe is easy to make from scratch with just 7 ingredients and 10 minutes of prep! The sweet and tart lemon curd filling sits on top of a flaky, buttery shortbread crust for a simple and delicious treat. Serve the classic lemon bars at picnics, bridal showers, afternoon tea parties, or holiday dessert buffets. Everyone loves the fresh, bright citrus flavor!

For the Crust:
1 c salted butter ( melted )
2 c all purpose flour
1/2 c confectioners sugar
For the Filling:
2 c granulated sugar
1/4 c all-purpose flour
1/2 t baking powder
4 eggs
6 T lemon juice
1 t lemon zest
  • Preheat oven to 350° F. Grease and flour a 9 x 13-inch glass baking dish.

Prepare Crust: