1 cup shortening
1 cup sugar
3 cups plain flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Cream sugar and shortening together. Add eggs and vanilla. Beat well. Set aside. Sift together flour, baking powder and salt and add first mixture. Roll out dough and cut into desired shapes. Bake 8-10 minutes.
1.) You can add colored sugar to these cookies before baking.
2.) You can ice them and decorate with sprinkles! (Cutest turn out this way!)