Basic Vanilla Dough - Great Sugar Cookies
3 cups flour
3/4 tsp baking powder (omit if making thumbprints or ball cookies)
1/2 tsp salt
2 sticks butter
1 cup sugar
2 tsp vanilla
Whisk together flour, powder and salt in a large bowl, set aside. Beat butter and sugar until fluffy, add in egg and extract. Gradually add in flour mixture until a soft dough forms.