These are really good. You can bake them a little longer to make them crispy, or take out sooner for softer cookies.

Preheat oven to 375 degree F.
ungreased cookie sheet


1 cup butter, shortening, or a mix of the two
1-1/2 cups sugar
2 eggs
1-1/2 teaspoon lemon extract
3 cups flour
1 Tablespoon baking powder

Cream the butter and sugar. Mix in eggs and lemon extract. Gradually stir in flour and baking powder.
The dough will be stiff.
Roll into balls, put on cookie sheet and bake for 8-10 minutes.
You should get about 3 dozen.