Mother's Scotch Shortbread (Christmas)

         Yield: 1 Batch
Categories: Cookies, Holidays

2 c Flour 1/4 ts Salt 1/4 ts Baking powder 1/2 c Powdered sugar 1 c Butter Oven 325~. Mix butter and sugar until creamy. Add sifted dry ingredients. Chill until easy to handle. Roll out to 1/4" thickness on lightly-floured board or wax paper. Cut into desired shapes (I have a bird cutter and Christmas tree). Bake on ungreased sheet at 325~ for 10 to 15 minutes. Cookies may be sprinkled with colored sugars before baking, if desired.