3/4 cup Butter or margarine (softened)
1 cup Sugar
1/2 tsp Vanilla extract or lemon extract
2 1/2 cup All purpose flour
1 tsp Baking powder
1 tsp Salt
Mix butter, sugar, eggs and extract. Stir in the flour, baking powder and salt. Mix well and roll into a ball. Chill in refrigerator for 1 hour. Roll dough out on a lightly floured surface. Cut with floured cookie cutters and place on cookie sheet 1 inch apart. Bake at 400 degrees F for 6 to 8 minutes.