1-Preheat oven to 180°C (355°F / gas mark 6).
-In a large bowl, combine cheese, butter, sugar and vanilla. Mix well until smooth.
-Add the sifted flour and baking powder. Mix and form a dough.
-Roll the dough on a work surface and cut with a cookie cutter.
-Sprinkle sugar on cookies. (Optional)
-Place cookies on a baking sheet and bake for 10-12 minutes.