Sift flour before measuring. Add baking powder and sift again. Cream shortening thoroughly; add sugar slowly and cream with shortening until light and fluffy. Add eggs and beat well; add vanilla. Add flour and blend well. Chill for 15 minutes. Roll 1/8 inch thick on slightly floured surface. Cut with 3 1/2 inch floured cutter and sprinkle with sugar. Bake on un-greased baking sheet at 400 degrees F. 10 to 12 minutes.
Not a NESTLÉ®-tested recipe.