Preheat oven to 180 degrees C (350 degrees F).
In the bowl of a stand-mixer, cream
Unsalted Butter (1 cup)
Granulated Sugar (1 cup)
until pale and smooth, about 3 minutes.
Vanilla Extract (1 tsp)
and beat until fully incorporated.
Baking Powder (1/2 Tbsp)
Salt (1/4 tsp)
All-Purpose Flour (3 cups)
and mix on a medium-low speed until the mixture forms a dough.
Turn the dough out on to a lightly-floured surface knead the dough by hand for about a minute.
Roll the dough out to about a 1/4 inch thick and begin cutting cookies.
Place the cookies on a lined baking tray and bake for 6-8 minutes.
Let the cookies cool for a few minutes before transferring to a cooking rack. Cool completely before decorating or eat as is. Serve and enjoy!