Vanilla Wafers yum!
2 sticks room temperature butter (1 C.)
1 1/2 C. sugar
2 large eggs at room temperature
1/4 C. vanilla extract
2 1/2 C. flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 t. salt
Line baking sheets with parchment or silpat mats and set them aside.
Cream the butter and sugar with a stand mixer for about 2 minutes. Add the eggs and vanilla. In another bowl combine the dry ingredients. Add the dry ingredients to the butter mixture and mix at lowest speed until just combined. Refrigerate overnight or for at least 4 hours.
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
Drop by teaspoon fulls onto the prepared pans and bake for 12-14 minutes. Cool and enjoy! Yield 7-8 dozen depending on size.
NOTE: VERY IMPORTANT DOUGH IS KEPT CHILLED. I STUCK IN THE FREEZER WHEN IT BEGAN TO SOFTEN FOR A FEW MINUTES AND THEN PROCEEDED.