Turn oven to 350 F
Place butter in bowl. Add sugars , eggs and vanilla flavouring
Beat on medium speed until smooth and well mixed.
Add the rest of the dry ingredients to the batter
Stir with mixing spoon until moist
Cut parchment paper and place on cookie sheets
Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls on cookie sheets
Bake on the centre rack in the oven for 8-10 minutes
Remove the cookie sheet on the wire rack
Let stand for 2 minutes before removing cookies with pancake lifter to the waxed paper on the counter.
Cool the cookies completely in an air tight container with a lid
Makes approx. 3 doz.