Prep Time: 20 mins
Bake Time: 6 mins
Chill Time: 1 hrs
Total Time: 1 hrs 26 mins
1 ½ cups butter, softened
2 cups white sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
5 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
Cream together butter and sugar in a large bowl with an electric mixer until smooth. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Stir in flour, baking powder, and
salt. Cover, and chill dough for at least 1 hour (or overnight).
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
Lightly dust a work surface with flour. Roll out dough to 1/4 to 1/2 inch thickness. Cut into shapes with any cookie cutter. Place cookies 1 inch
apart on ungreased baking sheets.
Bake in the preheated oven until cookies are lightly browned, 6 to 8 minutes. Carefully transfer cookies to a wire rack and cool completely