3 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups white sugar

In a medium bowl, stir together the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; set
aside. In a 1 quart large mouth jar, layer the sugar on the bottom and the flour
mixture on top.

Attach a tag with the following instructions: Ingredients: 1 cup butter, softened,
2 eggs, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, 1/2 teaspoon lemon extract. Empty the contents
of the jar into a large bowl. Cut in 1 cup of softened butter until the mixture is
crumbly. In a separate bowl, beat 2 eggs, 1 teaspoon vanilla and 1/2 teaspoon of
lemon extract until light and fluffy. Pour into the dry ingredients and mix until
well blended. Cover bowl and chill for 1 hour. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175
degrees C). On a lightly floured surface, roll the dough out to 1/4 inch in
thickness. Cut into desired shapes with cookie cutters. Place cookies 1 1/2 inches
apart onto cookie sheets. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes in the preheated oven, until
edges begin to brown. You can decorate them with sugar before baking of frost after
baking. Makes 2 dozen.