Recipe: Classic Cookies

Makes 40.


1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup butter
1 tsp. Vanilla
2 eggs
2-1/2 cups flour
2 tsp. Baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt


Cream butter & sugar. Beat in vanilla and eggs, add dry ingredients. Knead gently and form into logs for sliced cookies, or form into ball and wrap in plastic wrap. Chill 3-4 hours. Slice logs into 1/4 inch slices or roll and cut with cookie cutters. Place on ungreased cookie sheet and bake @ 375° 7-12 minutes.