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Preheat oven to 375. Beat softened butter and sugar until fluffy.
Add vanilla, eggs, baking powder, and salt. Beat to combine.
Mix in flour a cup at a time until combined, forming a soft ball. Refrigerate 1 hour for cutout cookies or bake immediatly for circle cookies. Refrigerate leftovers.
Roll out and cut shapes or drop by heaping scoop onto ungreased cookie sheet. Flatten slightly, sprinkle with sugar if desired. Bake for 8~10 minutes. Enjoy!