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Sugar Cookie Cutouts

1 cup sugar
1 cup shortening
3 eggs
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 1/2 cups flour

1.Cream shortening and sugar by hand till smooth.
2.In large bowl, mix baking powder, salt, and flour.
3.Add eggs to sugar mix.
4.Slowly mix in dry ingredients in till mixed well.
5.Chill for 3 hours or overnight. 
6.Roll out on well floured surface and cut into 
desired shapes.
7.Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
8.Bake for 8 to 10 minutes till golden brown.