Basic Sugar Cookies
1 cup sugar
1 cup butter
3 1/2 cup flour
2 tsp baking powder
1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1. Combine butter, sugar, eggs, and vanilla in mixer. Cream until fluffy.
2. Add dry ingredients and vanilla. Mix just until combined.
3. Wrap dough in wax paper and refrigerate for at least one hour.
4. Roll dough to 1/4 inch thickness and cut into favorite shapes.
5. Place on cookie sheets and bake at 375 degrees for 10 to 15 minutes. Cool on wire racks and decorate.