1 1/2 cups butter
2 cups white sugar
1 tsp vanilla
5 cups flour
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Bake for 7 minutes
Cream together butter and sugar
Beat in eggs and vanilla
Stir in baking powdwe
Add in small amount of flour mixing well until all flour is incorporated.
Refrigerate overnight or for one hour.
Roll out dough on wax paper dusted with flour. Make sure to flour your hands and rolling pin as you work with your dough.
Roll out to 1/4 inch thickness.
Use cookie cutters to cut cookies out.
By hand remove extra dough from around cut cookies, pick up shapes and place on parchment lined cookie sheet.