2/3 cup shortening * 3½ cups flour * 2/3 cup butter
2 tsp. baking powder * 1 ½ cup white sugar * 1 tsp. salt
2 eggs * 1/3 cup sugar for decoration * 2 tsp. vanilla
Preheat oven to 350*. In med. bowl cream together the butter, shortening and sugar. Stir in the eggs and vanilla. Combine flour, baking powder and salt; stir into creamed mixture until dough comes together. Roll dough into walnut-sized balls and roll the balls in sugar. Place them on an unprepared cookie sheet approx. 2 inches apart. Bake cookies 10 to 12 minutes in the preheated oven until the bottom is light brown. Remove to wire rack to cool.